If you ever want a steady stream of beautiful music then Wave of Good Noise, a playlist curated from the medieval Swiss town of Neuchâtel, is a good ...more
Residing 100 miles northeast of London, where coastal birds hover and little else happens, is Norwich’s greatest musical export: Graceland. Sounding...more
You can picture Anna Berglund, better known as jazz and folk-pop inspired singer Anna Arco, taking a train out of her hometown of Stockholm to the Sw...more
Hidden away on an undisturbed mountainside of Vermont lies a recording pilgrimage for New England musicians. The sounds of the wilderness are a welcom...more
Meadowlark has a lot to be pleased about. With a lauded debut album under their belt and a soon-to-be sell-out headline tour, 2017 has certainly been ...more
Siv Jakobsen is something special. Her beautifully constructed debut album, The Nordic Mellow, was self-released back in August 2017 to rave reviews, ...more
Hüsker Dü’s Savage Young Dü in a flow chart
Sleigh Bells run out of experimental steam on Kid Kruschev
Red Kite don’t always connect with Racquet
Alessi’s Ark plays it safe on Love is the Currency
The future of music? Songwriting droids and the growth of streaming…
I recently took a trip to the Old Truman Brewery on London's Brick Lane to explore We Are Robots 2017, a four-day festival asking one, deceptively c...more
Restavrant, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club @ O2 Academy, Bristol, 02/11/2017
It's been a while since this writer visited Bristol's O2 Academy, but tonight it's covered in a familiar coat of shadows and musk. The turnout for San...more
The Horrors @ Bierkeller, Bristol, 25/10/2017
Few venues manage to live up to the mystique of the Bierkeller. Lying deep in the underbelly of central Bristol, it could easily be confused as the lo...more
Ibibio Sound Machine @ The Scala, London, 23/10/2017
There can be few words more terrifying to the purists among us than ‘fusion’. Be it in fashion, food or music, there’s something unsavoury, or e...more