Album Reviews

  1. Penelope Isles: Which Way To Happy (Bella Union)

    Penelope Isles: Which Way To Happy (Bella Union)

    Posted on Jan 27th, 2022

  2. The Jazz Butcher: The Highest in the Land (Tapete Records)

    The Jazz Butcher: The Highest in the Land (Tapete Records)

    Cult singer-songwriter 'does a Bowie' and leaves us with a classy swansong

    Posted on Jan 26th, 2022

  3. Bill Callahan & Bonnie Prince Billy: Blind Date Party (Drag City)

    Bill Callahan & Bonnie Prince Billy: Blind Date Party (Drag City)

    Indie singer-songwriter royalty stay sane by enlisting labelmates for quirkily eclectic collaboration frenzy

    Posted on Dec 6th, 2021

  4. Slow Down Molasses: Minor Deaths (Noyes Records)

    Slow Down Molasses: Minor Deaths (Noyes Records)

    Canadian noise rock outfit return with fifth LP, their first since 2016

    Posted on Nov 22nd, 2021

  5. Jerusalem In My Heart: Qalaq (Constellation)

    Jerusalem In My Heart: Qalaq (Constellation)

    Immersive, challenging and ultimately rewarding, the fourth album from the genre spanning project

    Posted on Nov 7th, 2021

  6. Oddfellow’s Casino: Music from the Cult of Water (Self Released)

    Oddfellow’s Casino: Music from the Cult of Water (Self Released)

    Whimsical Brightonian prog / pop outfit create sparkling redux version of their previous LP

    Posted on Oct 14th, 2021

  7. Harmonious Thelonious: Instrumentals! (Bureau B)

    Harmonious Thelonious: Instrumentals! (Bureau B)

    Tranced-out experiments mesh repetitive grooves with found sounds and fragments of African folk with strangely timeless results

    Posted on Oct 3rd, 2021

  8. David Lance Callahan: English Primitive I (Tiny Global Productions)

    David Lance Callahan: English Primitive I (Tiny Global Productions)

    Wolfhounds frontman crafts spooky, challenging state of the nation epic

    Posted on Oct 3rd, 2021

  9. Dan Haywood: Country Dustbin (TakuRoku Records)

    Dan Haywood: Country Dustbin (TakuRoku Records)

    Singer-songwriter pushes the form to its limits with discursive lyrical epic

    Posted on Oct 3rd, 2021

  10. Ishmael Ensemble: Visions Of Light (Severn Songs)

    Ishmael Ensemble: Visions Of Light (Severn Songs)

    Superb second LP from Bristolian collective essaying jazz, trip-hop and electronica

    Posted on Aug 2nd, 2021

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