Bumper package expands on all the joys of janglemasters, The Bluebells, making us all feel eternally young at heart. (And possibly old.)
"Well, what sort of music do you like, Seuras?" Ever since that question was first aired by his mother a decade or six back he has struggled with the answer. And struggles still now. Call him a folkie, a country dude, a bluesman and he'll be happy, but don't forget the whiff of jazz, electronica and more. Not so keen on the charts, mind.
Our Man In The Field demands an audience, with this vibrant second slice of country life from London.
24th November 2023, the only UK gig for Israeli enigma Asaf Avidan (and a bloody good one, too!)
A few beers, a band and a Saturday night,. The ensemble that made pub rock a brand. The Brinsley Schwarz anthology.
With the sword firmly out the stone, the ex-Midlake man stalks the myths and legends of old England.
Jack Sharp mixes up a potent brew of primitive proto prog, with echoes of dark folk infusing through the grooves.
It’s hard to teach new tricks to young dogs, but these guys could. The Hunch, Yorkshire’s new kids on the block.
Swoony chantoozie with melodic charm aplenty, Ceitidh Mac, makes more indelible her mark, on EP number two.
Exquisite! More glorious gloomy songs “in the key of Fife” from King Creosote. Out now on Domino Records.
Wilfully avoiding the mainstream, Edgar Broughton remains resolutely underground and genre curious. Welcome back!
We enjoy the glamour and grunge of a New York dive bar with Kassi Valazza at Birmingham’s Sunflower Lounge.
Tremendous resume brings the venerable institution bang up to date with a, um, bang!
“Come and get yourself in the party mood before the bomb goes off.” The words of Alabama 3 and we can’t better them.
Need a primer in Americana, crossing all angles and aspirations? Here it is, via Sweden.
Current iteration of the reprised and iconic founding fathers of alt. country, The Long Ryders, show no sign of surrender.