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no responses. 6th February 2017 Lauren Barnett

Review: Emily Maguire A BIT OF BLUE

Review: Emily Maguire A BIT OF BLUE

Emily Maguire A BIT OF BLUE Shaktu Records **** Haunting landscapes and imagery rich songs Emily Maguire, the British born singer-songwriter, has had a remarkable journey. […]

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no responses. 6th February 2017 Lauren Barnett

Review: Kate Rusby LIFE IN A PAPER BOAT

Review: Kate Rusby LIFE IN A PAPER BOAT

Kate Rusby LIFE IN A PAPER BOAT Pure records 4.5 stars Another gem from the award winning Yorkshire folkie Soon to be celebrating 25 years in […]

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no responses. 12th December 2016 Lauren Barnett

Review: The Western Flyers WILD BLUE YONDER

Review: The Western Flyers WILD BLUE YONDER

The Western Flyers WILD BLUE YONDER Versa Tone Records 4.5 stars Fresh take on a classic American art form Sounding like the energetic authentic Western Swing […]

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no responses. 9th December 2016 Lauren Barnett

Review: Emily Smith SONGS FOR CHRISTMAS

Review: Emily Smith SONGS FOR CHRISTMAS

Emily Smith SONGS FOR CHRISTMAS White Fall Records WFRCD015 **** Thankfully devoid of bells and ho ho ho’s. A Christmas album with a heart of gold. […]

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no responses. 1st November 2016 Lauren Barnett

REVIEW: Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage BEFORE THE SUN

REVIEW: Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage BEFORE THE SUN

Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage BEFORE THE SUN Sungrazing Records 4 stars Magical folk harmonies For the follow up to her beautiful debut CHARMS AGAINST SORROW, […]

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no responses. 31st October 2016 Lauren Barnett

REVIEW: Red Moon Road SORROWS AND GLORIES

REVIEW: Red Moon Road SORROWS AND GLORIES

Red Moon Road SORROWS AND GLORIES Manitoba Film and Music ***** Blissfully beautiful folk that will have you harmonising with your hips swaying. Aptly titled Sorrows […]

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no responses. 20th October 2016 Lauren Barnett

Review: John Ward SARGASSO

Review: John Ward SARGASSO

John Ward SARGASSO Ion Music UK *** East Anglian singer-songwriter done good Back in the days of yore, a little after the days of knight’s with […]

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no responses. 7th October 2016 Lauren Barnett

Review: Brenda Lee SINGS COUNTRY, ULTIMATE COUNTRY COLLECTION

Review: Brenda Lee SINGS COUNTRY, ULTIMATE COUNTRY COLLECTION

Brenda Lee SINGS COUNTRY, ULTIMATE COUNTRY COLLECTION Humphead Hump 2 stars Who knew? This is indeed the very same Brenda Lee, the saccharine rock’n’roller of Let’s […]

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