Pill Pilots is the follow up to the Kit Hawes and Aaron Catlow’s debut recording, The Fox; can the duo live up to Mark Radcliffe’s claim that the duo are “reminiscent of Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick.”
Ian Carr may, or may not be instantly recognisable. He’s been around a long time, has appeared on over 40 albums and has worked with many familiar names. His second solo album is a belter!
John Blek releases his fifth solo album; The Embers. The Cork songwriter delivers a wonderfully evocative experience.
Ghost Halo release their new lo-fi electronic EP via Disintegration State. It is a veritable Smörgåsbord of sounds to tuck into.
Steve Harley presents the Uncovered album – there’s still a presence of that wide-eyed 1976 rebel but this is an album of “slow, autumnal, melancholic beauty.”
An unusual combination of instruments and an album named after a trunk road. That’s 303 from Three Cane Whale.
It might be over twenty years since Psychotic Waltz released an album but The God-Shaped Void makes it worth the wait.
The definitive Godsticks album – a reflection of the frustration of Darran Charles’ search for perfection. To be fair to Inescapable, he’s not too far off.
iamthemorning singer Mariana Semkina goes solo on the stunning Sleepwalking album out on Kscope. Not a sign of unicorns or cupcakes.
Dear Sienna by Aerialists – “a wonderful album that anyone with a taste for anything that could be described as Prog-Folk will play over and over.”
“If you’ve never heard anything about The Mayflower and the birth of the modern USA, these words and music could be your primer.” The words of Seth Lakeman on A Pilgrim’s Tale. Out now on BMG.
A Situation by Wrangler – “a beautifully brooding set of ten songs that dials up the darkness.”
Leeds based Steve Hadfield makes ambient, techno, and drone music. Displacement Activity is the first instalment of a set of releases planned for 2020.
Gill Landry – aka Frank Lemon – releases his fifth solo offering, Skeleton At The Banquet.
Delain return with Apocalypse & Chill that sees them upping their game once more in their unstoppable rise to the premier league of melodic and symphonic heavy rock.