Glasgow’s Daniel Meade has an old soul, an ear for a tune that you’d swear was already an old friend and a guitar that right now is screaming “I Love You”. With a new album; playing everything himself, recorded at home this is a suite of songs that look backwards for inspiration, yet are a new, and reinvigorating experience for Meade, being in love. Feeling warm and fuzzy, we caught him reflecting on the terrific new record, his new found domestic bliss and time spent backing Ocean Colour Scene. Continue reading “Interview: Daniel Meade”
News from Pitchfork on our favourite furry small-to-medium-sized omnivorous mammals: “Fleet Foxes have announced four new shows at Sydney Opera House’s Concert Hall. They are part of Australia’s annual Vivid LIVE festival, and take place from Friday, May 26 through Monday the 29th. The band will play material from their forthcoming third LP at the festival. In conjunction with the concert announcement, frontman Robin Pecknold has shared a playlist of music that influenced him and the band while making the album. It includes tracks by Curtis Mayfield (whom he covered), Karen Dalton, Stravinsky, and more. Check it out [here]. Scroll down for Fleet Foxes’ upcoming tour itinerary. Continue reading “Fleet Foxes to play first new music in 5 years”
Devon Sproule is amongst the finest singer-songwriters active today, with an instinctive feel for the music which frames her incredible lyrics. There’s something of a jazz feel to her, something of a folk artist cutting a new and far more interesting path through other people’s expectations. She can rock some too. Devon Sproule is something special – we’ll brook no argument. No argument. No brooking. Continue reading “Devon Sproule announces UK Tour”
Excellent contemporary country with a rock edge from new artist Kasey Tyndall.