Empress blur the lines of many musical genres. Their music is full of depth and emotion and is soothing and haunting in equal measure.
Delightful Seasonal offering from the Guv’nor – Ashley Hutchings – guaranteed to stop Christmas from misfiring
A couple of new appearances on the On Track bookshelf from Sonicbond. Crosby, Stills & Nash and Barclay James Harvest get thoroughly discussed with an every album, every song analysis.
The second album from Kepler Ten is one that could well have you backtracking to see what you’ve been missing. A tremendous slab of polished progressive tinged songs.
Stories Of Strangers is the excellent debut album from New Zealand progressive folk-rock group Grumblewood, out on Gravity Dream.
The man in perpetual musical motion, Frank Turner, keeps his momentum going. A reunion with his ‘buddy’ Jon Snodgrass and a very welcome sequel.
Thoroughly absorbing set of thoughtfully introspective songs from Colorado folk/roots troubadour Thomas Hine.
Paul TJ O’Neill of The Bolton Iron Maiden – Puppet Master: The Rise And Rise Of Slick Dandy: Album Review
Welcome Back. Through the wonders of time travel, Paul O’Neill picks up where The Bolton Iron Maiden left off 44 years ago.
Cellist Jo Quail reissues the haunting Five Incantations album in a beautifully packaged set.
Bold, quirky and hilarious – Portuguese songstress Rita Braga challenges and entertains on her third album.
Mature Americana from Brighton’s lady-to-watch Hayley Ross. Her new EP, Moving All Around is out on Barracuda Recordings.
Two Isobell Campbell re-issues from Cooking Vinyl on the back of the exceptional There Is No Other, give us a deeper understanding of her expertise and versatility.
Stage buskers’ lo-fi debut masterpiece gets the deluxe repackage treatment. New Bottles Old Medicine by Medicine Head is fifty.
On album number seven, Lunatic Soul (that’s Mariusz Duda from Riverside) explores the darkness of Slavic and Scandinavian folk. And it’s brilliant!
Ales Campanelli from The Erkonauts joins us at the barrier to tell us why he loves The Scorpions.