The best gigs of 2019: a personal reflection

“I think that live music is something that the internet can never kill”  – Jim James (My Morning Jacket).  In an age when we can access our favourite music in so many ways and so many forms, for me the best way remains – live. I’m not talking massive stadium or arena gigs, but small … Continue reading “The best gigs of 2019: a personal reflection”

Pornographer and bird hybrid Frontperson announce debut album

Frontperson, the new project from Kathryn Calder (vocalist and keyboardist for The New Pornographers) and Mark Andrew Hamilton (who has released six albums as the excellent Woodpigeon), have announced details of their debut album ‘Frontrunner’ which will come out on 21st September on Calder’s own Oscar St. Records. They’ve also shared the video for ‘Tick – Tock (Frontrunner)’, the first single from … Continue reading “Pornographer and bird hybrid Frontperson announce debut album”

Jasper Sloan Yip “In the Living Room” – Listen

In The Living Room is the new single to be released from ‘Post Meridiem’, the third album by the Vancouver based artist Jasper Sloan Yip. Produced by John Raham (Dan Mangan, Frazey Ford, Dralms), the album in Yip’s words “[continues] the pattern of my previous releases – it’s a self-portrait. Or rather, a series of vignettes that, when considered together, give a … Continue reading “Jasper Sloan Yip “In the Living Room” – Listen”