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no responses. 4th May 2018 Christian Brown

Jessica Risker produces “haunting” experimental folk


Jessica Risker produces “haunting” experimental folk

Jessica Risker I SEE YOU AMONG THE STARS Western Vinyl *** Sleep inducing folk from Chicago’s lo-fi experimentalist Also performing under the name DEADBEAT, Jessica Risker’s […]

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no responses. 3rd May 2018 Christian Brown

The Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers is “contemporary old-time country with a sense of humour…”


The Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers is “contemporary old-time country with a sense of humour…”

The Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers DON’T THINK ABOUT TOMORROW TONIGHT Self release **** Contemporary old-time country with a sense of humour If you’re a fan of old-time country […]

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no responses. 13th March 2018 Christian Brown

Chiara Berardelli’s Sea Monster: “…an emotional journey which totally absorbs the listener…”


Chiara Berardelli’s Sea Monster: “…an emotional journey which totally absorbs the listener…”

**** Glasgow-based musician Chiara Berardelli has just released her brand-new album, Seamonster, the follow up to 2014’s My Big Mouth and 2010’s Don’t Be So Lovely. […]

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no responses. 23rd February 2018 mattb

Not All Roses: Corey Nolen & Ashley Spurling


Not All Roses: Corey Nolen & Ashley Spurling

On his latest release, “Not All Roses,” singer-songwriter Corey Nolen enlists the help of vocalist Ashley Spurling as he tells honest, real-life stories of heartbreak, commitment, […]

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no responses. 12th January 2018 mattb

The sound of tomorrow and yesterday: Talk-Show blend Velvet Underground, Kraftwerk and McCartney into new pop.


The sound of tomorrow and yesterday: Talk-Show blend Velvet Underground, Kraftwerk and McCartney into new pop.

With a nod to the future and a nod to the past Talk-Show make smart music: Lou Reed, Sir Paul, German electronica – a heady cocktail […]

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no responses. 27th November 2017 Christian Brown

Outstanding boundary-pushing folk music by Peter Knight’s Gigspanner


Outstanding boundary-pushing folk music by Peter Knight’s Gigspanner

Peter Knight’s Gigspanner THE WIFE OF URBAN LAW Independent ***** Outstanding boundary-pushing folk music Peter Knight was for many years the fiddle player in the legendary […]

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no responses. 7th October 2016 admin

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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no responses. 7th October 2016 admin

Review: Brooke Sharkey WANDERING HEART


Review: Brooke Sharkey WANDERING HEART

Brooke Sharkey WANDERING HEART Self released 3.5 stars Atmospheric and haunting; but brush up on your French! Brooke Sharkey was brought up in both France and […]

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no responses. 7th October 2016 admin

Review: Shantell Ogden THE ROAD THAT DRIVES ME


Review: Shantell Ogden THE ROAD THAT DRIVES ME

Shantell Ogden THE ROAD THAT DRIVES ME Hip Farm Chic Records **** A compelling Americana album that mostly encourages listeners to keep coming back for more […]

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no responses. 7th October 2016 admin

Review: Kim Edgar STORIES UNTOLD


Review: Kim Edgar STORIES UNTOLD

Kim Edgar STORIES UNTOLD Quietly fantastic music 4 stars Imaginative story-telling from the Edinburgh songstress Launched to coincide with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, this latest offering […]

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