Outstanding young Cambridge folk roots outfit release the follow up to Beneath Our Humble Soil, nominated for Best Debut in the Spiral Earth Awards 2014. Joining forces with co-producer Sean Lakeman (Levellers, Seth Lakeman) and double bassist Ben Nicholl
This album is filled with traditional folks songs about the sea that were collected, sung and played with family and friends. Tracks include: 'Shipwreckers' and 'Shallow Brown'. The Guardian called it: "an engrossing set that captures both the harshness a
As a rule, you can divide music into three categories -- the kind that aims for the head, the kind that aims for the heart and the kind that aims for the hips. Forging two of those connections at once is pretty impressive, but connecting on all three? Tha
(Fatcat)Vashti Bunyan has had a curious career. In 1970 she released Just Another Diamond Day, a gently charming, if sometimes twee album that failed to sell. When it was re-released 30 years later, helped by reminders of how she had travelled across Bri
Over his 14 year solo career since leaving Whiskeytown, Ryan Adams has released 14 albums, ranging from the Americana sounds of 2011’s Ashes & Fire to the rather more obscure metal of Orion. Adams is a modern day musical chameleon, hopping…Read more
Lucinda has surely cemented her eternal place with the greats of country blues rock over the past years. Having recently got married you might forgive her for laying low and having a quiet time of it. Not so, for the…Read more →
(Nonesuch)Sam Amidons new set of reimagined folk songs is a compellingly quiet, intense affair that is remarkable both for the power of his understated, no-nonsense and often mournful vocals, and for the subtle arrangements that bring an urgency to his
This was a thoroughly family affair with dad Benkt operating the sound desk, and sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg's golden vocals but they all seemed immediately at home in the large surroundings of the Albert Hall.