Delightful and slightly sinister video for the lead track from the Collective’s latest album, due out on November 4th.
From their new album, The Motion And The Moving On, the best yet from Southend’s finest and one that will feature in a few year end “Best Of” lists.
Taken from their excellent new album Great Shakes
A much underrated band with an excellent new album, Blindfaller, out soon.
On tour in the UK from October 6th, this is from the Stray Birds fabulous new album.
One of the stars of the folk scene, Seth Lakeman remains for many synonymous with thumping beats, high volume and a driving, pin your ears back sound that lacks subtlety. But this is to do him a grave injustice. He may not be an obvious innovator like Jim Moray or possess as broad a brush as the one that Jon Boden wields but he is an explorer, a treader of paths that, if not exactly untrodden, are certainly not ruts. Continue reading “Seth Lakeman “Ballads Of The Broken Few” (Cooking Vinyl, 2016)”
Best known as one half of the acclaimed and much missed Havenots, Leicester’s Sophia Marshall has been absent from the music scene for some time. She’s recently dipped her toe back in and the results are a few gigs and this five track EP. Live, her delightfully delicate and fragile vocals, shown to such good effect in the Havenots, sometimes struggle to be heard above the full band she gigs with. In the studio of course such things aren’t an issue and the light, summery pop feel of her music whirls the listener along on a gossamer trail that delights and entrances. Continue reading “Sophia Marshall “The Paper Thin EP” (Independent, 2016)”