Tag Archives: Shearwater

Shearwater at the Fleece, with Cross Record

Jet Plane and Oxbow may well be the sainted Shearwaters best album yet (although I might have said that before for their other releases!) In many ways it is the record that sounds most like them live, always a soaring … Continue reading

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Best of Times – My Sad Captains

Well if the chance to see Shearwater in Bristol wasn’t enough, I noticed that support was from none other than My Sad Captains. Now I burbled on about these chaps back in 2008 and 2009 but then they rather slipped … Continue reading

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Albums of 2013

Always in two minds about the end of year list, it does never the less prove a useful reminder of what I was listening to when new fancies steal my attention away over the next year. Based purely on the … Continue reading

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Fellow Travelers – Shearwater

Shearwaters music lights up my life in so many ways, I can hardly think of a track they have done that doesn’t find a place with me. Always exquisitely played, with immaculate production, through it all shines the extraordinary voice … Continue reading

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Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around – Shearwater & Sharon van Etten

So here are two of my very favourite musical arteeeests covering that Tom Petty/Stevie Nicks guilty pleasure track. What a nice way to welcome this Sunday. If that isn’t enough SvE is doing this little electronica type project thing seemingly … Continue reading

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Grizzly Bear – Shields

Sometimes an album just gets right under your skin, becomes one of those things you just can’t stop listening to; an all absorbing passion. How often I have sought out such music, buying albums that promise much all too often … Continue reading

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Shearwater – The Cellar Oxford

The fact that Shearwater, purveyors of such monumental and remarkable music, are not simply huge is a continuing mystery to me. There is an upside however (for we cognoscenti at least) in that you can still get to see them … Continue reading

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