Thursday, March 23, 2017

Ryan Adams – Prisoner (Blue Note)

  After his divorce from Mandy Moore, Ryan Adams has heartbreak on his mind. That frame of mind resulted in his excellent debut solo album...

Pissed Jeans – Why Love Now (Sub Pop)

With the traditional musical fuel of politics and politicians being more volatile than ever, for a band as tuned into the moment as Pissed...

Alison Krauss – Windy City (Capitol)

Alison Krauss might be one of the most underrated, but prolific, artists of the ‘Country’ genre.  Although, what that actually is these days is...

Jens Lekman – Life Will See You Now (Secretly Canadian)

A few years ago we were all entranced by the charming twee of Scottish team Belle & Sebastian, who's material traversed the difficult subjects...

Minor Victories – Minor Victories (Orchestral Variations)

Ok, so when Damon Albarn tries out a new project (be it Gorillaz or The Good The Bad and The Queen, or any other...

Elbow – Little Fictions (Polydor)

Seven albums in and Elbow sound as engaged and enthusiastic about the music they create as ever. There is a maturity and richness to...

Sampha – Process (Young Turks)

  Process is the much-anticipated debut album by Sampha Sisay, a 28-year-old Londoner who has lent his voice in recent years to recordings by Solange,...

Tweed – High-Brow Blues (Southbound)

  First things first.  Don’t confuse this Auckland based Folk outfit with a Philadelphia band with the same name.  However, there is an American connection,...

The Nudge – Dark Arts (Keen For A Nudge)

The Nudge release their new LP Dark Arts based on the back of their dynamic live shows of psychedelic jams and spaced out stoner...

Various Artists: T2 Trainspotting: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Polydor)

T2 Trainspotting reunites the horribly duplicitous skag-addicted non-heroes of the first movie about twenty-somethings trying to get off heroin in Edinburgh, and finding that...

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