Jazz, Folk & World

Greylag - Greylag

Like the wild goose that the Portland-based trio are named after, the members of Greylag have all undertaken amazing journeys, migrating as if by homing instinct from different parts of the US, to create a self-titled debut album that's the latest must-ha

REVIEW: Philip Clouts Quartet

East Africa, west Africa, and particularly South Africa; south Italy, the Middle East; the USA, by way of the work of John Steinbeck; even on his own doorstep: a Philip Clouts performance is a guided tour around his influences.

Album | Damien Rice – My Favourite Faded Fantasy

Eight years ago, Damien Rice – following two hugely successful and recognised albums – took a step back from a career that was the epitome of the phrase “always leave them wanting more.”

Damien Rice: My Favourite Faded Fantasy review unstoppable momentum and disarming candour

Given the emotional turmoil surrounding the making of Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rices second album, 2006s 9, its perhaps surprising that a successor has appeared at all, even after a troubled eight-year hiatus.

Premiere | Lost Brothers unveil video for Spanish Reprise

The Lost Brothers have made a habit of producing eye-catching videos and the new cut for latest single ‘Spanish Reprise’ is no exception.

Hugh Masekela and Somi review: an old master in fine fettle

Shades of Fela Kuti in Masekelas ageless funk and fury, and in Somas African-inspired protest songs.

Ben Howard, I Forget Where We Were, review: 'tantalising'

It may lack the definition of his debut, but the Mercury-nominated artist's latest evokes something more ambiguously potent, says Neil McCormick

The Willows, Amidst Fiery Skies, album review

Album Amidst Fiery Skies from Cambridge folk quintet The Willows is a triumph

Lucinda Williams, Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone, review: 'a late career peak'

Singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams delivers a compelling collection of 20 beautifully-crafted songs, says Neil McCormick

Creation - The Pierces

This new album from the sisters includes the tracks 'Believe in Me' and 'Honest Man'.