Australian folk singer/songwriter and storyteller Carus Thompson launches his seventh solo album with a backup team anyone would like to have on the bench.
Belfast’s New Pagans are being tipped for big things. They channel bands like Pixies, Black Honey and Wolf Alice into their raw and rocky alt-pop. Read why they love Alkaline Trio.
Clannad put on a show for a sold out and defiant Manchester crowd. Their In A Lifetime final tour hits the grand Bridgewater Hall.
News of Hip To The Jag, the debut solo album by Kavus Torabi which is out on Believer’s Roast on 22nd May 2020.
We take a listen to Huam, the second album by Salt House, the trio from Inverness-shire and Shetland. It’s out on Andy Bell’s Hudson Records.
Fassine’s track “Whatever It Takes To Help You Sleep” was played as the backdrop to Netflix’s first feature film “Velvet Buzzsaw”, while ”Leaves” was featured on Oprah Winfrey’s Queen Sugar. Here, the band share their love of the mighty XTC 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.
Endless by Magic Sword – an album that “unabashedly celebrates its influences, and most importantly of all, it puts a smile on your face.” Read our review here.
A short collection of beautifully constructed, highly listenable songs by Guise – a vehicle for the songs and enchanting voice of Jessica Guise, the wife of the great Frank Turner.
Formed in 2010, by composer and guitarist Filippos Gougoumis The Oneira has built up a solid reputation. Injection is their newest Prog inspired opus.
Not quite back to the scene of their ‘Best Album’ triumph at the 2019 Folk Awards for Hide And Hair, Trials Of Cato are back in Manchester.
Elvis Costello asks us to trust him on his latest jaunt with The Imposters. As it turns out, you can always place your trust in such wonderful artists to deliver.
…And You Will Now Us By The Trail Of Dead and Alex Henry Foster lay waste to Manchester. We were at the front swatting off Foster sweat.
Playing as main support to Elvis Costello, Ian Prowse delivers a lesson in how to warm up a crowd.
A fond farewell to the Irish family who can clock off after fifty years of music-making. Clannad and their legacy are celebrated on In A Lifetime.