Session | Cara Ludlow – Hyperion

Today’s session comes from emerging Welsh singer-songwriter Cara Ludlow, playing the title track from her debut EP Hyperion. The rather lovely EP comprises of three reflective, contemporary folk songs in which Cara draws on themes from John Keats’s epic poem…

EP | Anna Calvi – Tommy

Peaky Blinders may be over and finished – at least on television, with a film and likely other projects planned for the future – but here to put a bow on it is Anna Calvi’s EP drawn from her work scoring the…

Premiere | Arielle Eden – U-Turns

Westchester singer-songwriter Arielle Eden is finding her stride in the pop-country scape. ‘U-Turns’ is a slickly produced tune that confidently meshes organic and synthetic instrumentation. Neither one element hogs the spotlight from the other; rather, they’re evenly tended to by…

Album | Charles Watson – Yes

For his second solo album since time was called on Sheffield’s Slow Club, Charles Watson seems in a bucolic mood. Gone are the woozy layers of 2018’s Now That I’m A River, replaced by a bright straight-forwardness. Yes is a perfect…

Album | Dana Gavanski – When It Comes

Since the release of Yesterday Is Gone in 2020, Dana Gavanski has been through the wringer, making When It Comes virtually a new beginning, albeit one that almost didn’t happen. During the pandemic Gavanski lost her voice. With no tours, writing a new album…

Loris and the Lion – Mockingbird

Today’s session video is a second track from one of my favourite EPs from last year Jorinde and Joringel by Liverpool duo Loris and the Lion. This track, ‘Mockingbird’, shows off the duo’s more electronic/experimental side with Georgia’s vocals and…

Album | Calexico – El Mirador

A low-key, effortless musicality permeates Calexico’s 10th studio album.  There is a confidence in being able to create something so musically complex and endearingly simple.  Differing from song to song and mingling together in each track – voices, themes and…