Juanita Stein, Iambic Bar, London, 23rd November 2018

  The Iambic Bar is a new “space” at the Courtyard Theatre in Hackney, consisting of a basement bar and an adjacent performance space. When the doors open there are, at first, just a handful of punters – a fact that is disguised somewhat when the smoke machine is turned on well in advance of … Continue reading “Juanita Stein, Iambic Bar, London, 23rd November 2018”

Juanita Stein announces UK dates

Juanita Stein has announced a full UK tour for this November / December. The Howling Bells frontwoman turned solo artist, who has just released her new album ‘Until The Lights Fade’ via Nude Records, follows a summer of festivals including Latitude and Green Man, with a busy touring schedule from now into December. We reviewed the … Continue reading “Juanita Stein announces UK dates”

Juanita Stein “Until The Lights Fade” (Nude Records, 2018)

Juanita Stein’s debut album, 2017’s ‘America,’ created a splash and placed the Howling Bells singer firmly in the solo spotlight. That she’s back within twelve months with a sophomore effort is a clear sign that the Australian wants to swim the mainstream. Does the music match the ambition? Perhaps. Electric guitars dominate and the production from … Continue reading “Juanita Stein “Until The Lights Fade” (Nude Records, 2018)”

Juanita Stein “Easy Street” – Listen

Taking no time to rest on her laurals, having garnered rave reviews for last year’s  solo debut album ‘America‘, Juanita Stein will be releasing the follow up ‘Until the Lights Fade‘ on the 31st of August.  This tale of a life being lived poorly is ironically entitled ‘Easy Street‘ – swept along on the driving … Continue reading “Juanita Stein “Easy Street” – Listen”

Juanita Stein “Forgiver” – Listen

Juanita Stein doesn’t need any introduction, but in case you’ve been living under a rock for a few years (rent’s low, comfort is too) – having been the lead singer for Howling Bells Stein released a debut solo album ‘America’ last year to much acclaim and has now polished off the follow up ‘Until the … Continue reading “Juanita Stein “Forgiver” – Listen”

Juanita Stein “America” (Nude Records, 2017)

This record reminds me a lot of the Coco Hames record from early in the year; a solo debut that explores several styles is always a pleasant listen but lacks an essential sense of identity to mark it out from the crowd. At times where the songs need something to push them on, they drift. Stargazer … Continue reading “Juanita Stein “America” (Nude Records, 2017)”

Dirty Dozen: Juanita Stein (Howling Bells’)

Juanita Stein has just released her debut solo album, ‘America’, on Nude Records. Stein, who is already known as the singer-songwriter with Howling Bells, recorded the album with producer Gus Seyffert (Beck, Ryan Adams) in Los Angeles. Following recent tours with Michael Kiwanuka and Richard Hawley, Stein will follow a North American tour with UK … Continue reading “Dirty Dozen: Juanita Stein (Howling Bells’)”

Juanita Stein “I’ll Cry” – Listen

I’ll Cry is the latest single to be taken from “America”, the debut solo album by Brighton based Juanita Stein, available on the Nude label from the 28th July. Already well known as the singer-songwriter with Howling Bells, Juanita recorded the album with Gus Seyffert (Beck, Ryan Adams) in Los Angeles. She hits the UK for … Continue reading “Juanita Stein “I’ll Cry” – Listen”

Juanita Stein “I’ll Cry” – Listen

‘I’ll Cry’ is the latest single to be taken from ‘America’, the debut solo album by Juanita Stein, out on 28th July on Nude Records. Says Stein: “’I’ll Cry’ is a musical ode to the all-American greats I took my cues from as a budding songwriter. Roy Orbison, Patsy Cline and the work of Phil Spector, … Continue reading “Juanita Stein “I’ll Cry” – Listen”