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.”
Ahead of the Delain gig at Manchester Ritz, we were able to have a chat with keyboard player and main man Martijn Westerholt.
Aruba Red is an alt-soul songstress who is set to release a new EP in March. In the latest in our Why I Love series, Aruba Red shares why Erykah Badu has been such a big influence on her.
An unusual combination of instruments and an album named after a trunk road. That’s 303 from Three Cane Whale.
We have a quick Q&A with Derek Moore (aka ‘Mo’) of Nekatr after the release of their excellent new album The Other Side.
Lippy Kid is the electronica project of Derbyshire based musician Paul Scott. Here, he tells us of his love for the iconic Chuck D.
The Bloody Mallard is a London-based heavy psych, prog and alt-rock project. Here, the band share their love of the mighty King Crimson.
Howard King looks back to 1974 when he was one of the lucky ones who saw Pink Floyd in their prime.
The next batch of releases in the On Track series looks at the solo output of John, Paul, George & Ringo in the decade after the break up of The Fab Four and then the Becker/Fagan fronted Steely Dan.
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.
The Fairport Wintour is in motion and a good chunk of the team, including several Fairport/Cropredy vets have been in attendance sometime, somewhere. Here we look back on the opening of the tour in Southport, a stop in Manchester and a sojourn to Bath.