overrider are a new electronic collective coming out of Manchester. Here, they talk to use about their love of English alt-rock/electronic duo, Curve.
This week, we have Ric Sanders joining us at the barrier. Having played with Soft Machine and The Albion Band, Ric has been a member of Fairport Convention since the early 80’s. These are his thoughts on Percy Grainger, the great song collector.
Lesoir have just released their fifth album to plenty of acclaim from us here At The Barrier. Ingo Dassen from Lesoir took the chance to write about one of his musical loves for us; American prog rockers, The Dear Hunter.
Chris Leslie picks up where Dave Pegg left off in our Fairport Convention Why I Love series. Here, he shares his love of American mandolinist, David Grisman.
SAVAK released their fourth album in April. Subtly named Rotting Teeth In The Horse’s Mouth, the album is an album for all seasons. Here, SAVAK’s Michael Jaworski tells us of the impact The Replacements have had on him and the band.
Here at At The Barrier, we are very lucky to have the members of Fairport Convention write for us in a series of Why I Love specials. First up, Dave Pegg.
Dripback have returned, six years after they released Failed Futures in 2014, with Here, Luca tells us how Dystopia, an American hardcore band, inspired him.
Passepartout Duo have recently released their debut full length album, Vis-à-Vis. The album is a truly wonderful piece of art, on many levels. The music is stunningly hypnotic and the physical LP version was designed by artists involved in the 798 Art District in Beijing. In a first […]
Elephant Tree have slowly but steadily gained a deeply reverential fan base since their 2013 inception, through hard work and exemplary studio output.
Toronto’s Scott Hardware recently released Engel, his second full-length album, and first on Telephone Explosion Records. It marks the end of a three-year process of writing, recording and letting down his guard (for better or worse.) Here, Scott Hardware tells us why he loves Diamanda Galás.
Scott & Maria are an Anglo-Celtic-Hellenic duo who write uplifting acoustic tunes evoking the heart with their mesmerising harmonies. Influenced by the earth and the stars and all forms of love, they create powerful feel good music.
Malevolence are gearing up to release The Other Side EP on 24th April. Here, they share their love of fellow hardcore heroes, Hatebreed.
Hell’s Ditch are a punk band from Nottingham; they are a new band formed of members from other bands including ex/current members of Bad Ideas, River Jumpers & Dearist. They write about their love of Ash for our Why I Love column.
Arvo Party released their latest album on 6th March this year. It was well received by us here at At The Barrier. The award nominated artist, producer and musician has written about one of his biggest influences in the latest in our Why I Love series.
Jamie R Hawkins is an Award Winning Singer Songwriter whose songs have won him critical acclaim in the UK and around the world. Here, he shares his love of Del Amitri.