Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Valley Wind – Tyler Ramsey

. After what seems an age Tyler Ramsey has released his next solo album, The Valley Wind. Seems he now has to have the, ‘guitarist from Band of Horses’ tag after his name now, but I did first catch his … Continue reading

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Scott Matthews – The Thekla, Bristol (and a little bit of Glee Club, Birmingham)

Arriving too late to eat yet too early to queue, Mrs HC, the Lad, the fair Natalie and I sauntered past the Thekla en route to a slightly over priced drink at the River Station. As we did, I had … Continue reading

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A Winged Victory for the Sullen

  We live in difficult, and in some ways terrible, times : wars, a shattered economy, social unrest; turn on the wretched TV and its there all the time. Some will rail and rage against it all and in the … Continue reading

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The Unthanks with the Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band – St George’s Bristol

. Some things just work, even if at first sight they look a little incongruous, such as The Unthanks in harness with the current British champion brass band, the Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band. But together they really do represented a … Continue reading

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The Sea of Memories – Pallers

This sort of music normally only makes up a small part of my listening pleasure but I am indebted to Erika working on behalf of Labrador Records in Sweden for bringing it to my attention. Pallers are a couple of … Continue reading

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Any Way – Our Feathered Embers

  You know how it goes, some days you hanker after the challenging, multi-layered, intricately produced; the edge of the next wave of musical whatever it is. But then there are other days (increasingly frequent for yours truly) where actually … Continue reading

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Respect – World of Fox

I am not always a big fan of covers but in the same way that I fell in love with The Czars covers album Sorry I Made You Cry, I have rather fallen for Simon Fox’s album of Eighties covers, … Continue reading

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