Cambridge Folk Festival, Cherry Hinton Hall, Cambridge, 2nd-5th August 2018

While there are several “specialist” Americana festivals like Maverick and Ramblin’ Roots, for the Americana fan Cambridge Folk Festival has for many years always had much to offer.  It rightly prides itself on its eclecticism – both Joe Strummer and Nick Cave have played there in the past – and interpreting “folk” very broadly and this year was no different with Patti Smith, Songhoy Blues and St Paul & The Broken Bones all performing. Continue reading “Cambridge Folk Festival, Cherry Hinton Hall, Cambridge, 2nd-5th August 2018”

Video: Steven Page “White Noise”

A brilliant and witty video accompanies the new song from Steven Page (once of Barenaked Ladies) that excoriates white nationalists (a good thing, obviously) in a furious power-pop style (also a good thing).  It’s from his latest album Discipline: Heal Thyself Pt. II, out on September 14th.  he’s also on tour in the UK in August.