The Raving Beauties “Raving For Bap” (Farm Music, 2017)

Irishman Bap Kennedy left us far too early, hit by the curse of cancer and passing on at only 54 in 2016.  In his memory, and with all proceeds going to Marie Curie cancer care, comes this great five track tribute EP from The Raving Beauties.  The twist here is that the Beauties don’t actually exist, being in fact a one-off collaboration between Belfast man Brian Bell and Oxford’s rather wonderful Dreaming Spires. Continue reading “The Raving Beauties “Raving For Bap” (Farm Music, 2017)”

James Edwyn & the Borrowed Band “High Fences” (Dead Records Collective, 2017)

January is a miserable month. The weather’s terrible, nobody has any money, everyone’s back at work for another year’s grind and there’s next to nothing happening musically. Which makes the release of ‘High Fences’ something to celebrate and then some (ok, it was actually released in mid-December but just go with it ok). Continue reading “James Edwyn & the Borrowed Band “High Fences” (Dead Records Collective, 2017)”