A download-only release from Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls recorded on their recent tour as the acoustic format takes centre stage.
Mike has been photographing and writing about bands going back many years. Editor on Louder Than War, he also contributes to the LTW magazine, Powerplay Rock & Metal mag, Fireworks and FATEA as well as freelancing for PROG, Record Collector, Sonic Bandwagon and local press in Bury and Congleton.
Pure Reason Revolution returns with Eupnea, a terrific album that harks back to their groundbreaking formative days as an exciting progressive unit.
Jack Sharp from Wolf People releases an austere and stark debut, based round traditional music and words from his local county of Bedfordshire.
The Roadhawks album from the classic Hawkwind line up of 1976 gets a reboot and polish by Atomhenge/Cherry Red. Tremendous stuff.
Kirsty Merryn follows up the promise of the excellent She And I with a new record that strips things back yet delivers haunting atmospheres.
As the online gigs start to stack up, our live reviews have rebooted. Here’s a report on Jackson’s Jukebox; Luke Jackson’s ‘by request’ gig.
Another online gig and we’re at The Preservation Room for Lunatraktors performance folk art and a sneaky preview of their new album material.
Tom Kitching goes on an 18 month ‘busk’, now captured on an album (and book) reflecting the changing face of England.
David Watkinson goes deep into the history of Yes with an admirably detailed account of the early years of iconic singer Jon Anderson.
Fancy some psychedelic forest folk rock? Might sound unusual and not something you see (or hear) ever day but describes Hexvessel and Kindred to a tee.
Elephant Tree emerge from Church Studios with an epic piece of work that constitutes their third album Habits.
Folk fused singer songwriter Pete Morton releases his first set of new songs since 2015 with A Golden Thread, out on Further Records.
We go on track again and look at the next in the series that examines the output of Fairport Convention, Hawkwind and Toto. Three bands who define their genre.
The debut album from Beatrix Player and PROG award winner Ms Amy Birks is a class act.
Peter Knight’s Gigspanner Big Band follow up their live work with as an impressive a debut as you’ll find. Anywhere. It’s called Natural Invention.