Monthly Archives: June 2011

What the Night Delivered – Scott Matthews

I have had the good fortune to live with the new Scott Matthews album, What the Night Delivers,  for a little while (courtesy of signing up for an early copy as a result of being at the superb Wolverhampton show a couple of … Continue reading

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Indietracks Festival and Compilation Download

. Indiepop Festival  is what sounds like a delightfully eccentric festival that combines a list of some forty artists from UK and beyond with the delights of  playing on the Midlands Railway Butterley kit and caboodle is set for July in deepest Derbyshire. In addition to … Continue reading

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Fleet Foxes and Gentle-man Robin Pecknold in Wolverhampton

Fleexes The Bees Its was almost exactly two years to the day since @IDSupremo and  I saw FF at the same Civic Hall venue in Wolverhampton. Then, as my post at the time said, it was sweltering hot and the … Continue reading

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Bon Iver – Bon Iver

. There are already a squillion reviews of the new Bon Iver album, many much more erudite and insightful than I could be, and so I will share my sense of anxiety and trepidation about this new release. This is the second … Continue reading

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Apparitions at the Kenmore Plantation – Sacred Harp/Daniel Bachman

. Every now and again kind labels drop me a line pointing me at a new artist or two and, where I can, I am happy to oblige and I pen a few words. Most recently the enigmatically named Morgan … Continue reading

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Scott Matthews – Wolverhampton

Scott Matthews  Oaken Lee . It is almost two years to the day since @IDSupremo and I turned up for the first time at the small but beautifully formed Newhampton Arts Centre tucked away in the back streets of Wolverhampton … Continue reading

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Náttfari

. First formed ten years ago, Iceland’s post-rock/ambient rock band Náttfari  are back together again. By the way it seems that Náttfari (nightwalker) was a slave who escaped his master and became the first permanent resident of Iceland… thought you might like to … Continue reading

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