Month: October 2019

Overcoming a lack of confidence in oneself is something that Ali Barter could probably give us a short life lesson on.

Ali Barter’s debut album A Suitable Girl was one of 2017’s standout records, which most music critics and enthusiasts here […]

On my stereo this week: The Blackheart Orchestra, Beck & Thunderpussy.

The Blackheart Orchestra – ‘Violet’. After almost two years of writing and recording, Manchester progressive pop duo, Chrissy Mostyn and […]

Interview with rising Baltimore band Spooled Up.

Making your mark as a band with a song entitled Landmine should tell you a lot about Spooled Up’s determination. […]

On my stereo this week: Karolina Rose, Kim Gordon and Big Thief.

Karolina Rose – ‘Greytopia’. The idea of living in a perfect world somehow just seems too far-fetched. But I guess […]

The allure of old Hollywood: Interview with Lux Lyall.

The unique appeal of Lux Lyall is twofold. Firstly, there is her sensual old Hollywood allure, which hits you like […]

Interview with indie folk outfit Little Quirks.

It was the extraordinary cover version of the classic Cranberries song Dreams that lifted the young folk band Little Quirks […]

Songs about overcoming adversity: ‘Temporary Madness’ by SLO.

UK singer-songwriter Jess Mills aka SLO started her Solace project a few years ago, but before she was able to finish it, […]

On my stereo this week: Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Purple Pilgrims & Angel Olsen.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – ‘Ghosteen’. Nick Cave has been on my radar on and off for years. […]

On my stereo this week: ‘Seventeen’ by Sharon Van Etten.

I get excited when musicians branch out into a different musical genres or styles. Of course, sometimes it can be […]