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Roo Panes

I feel I am heading into another folky period and so how timely to (finally) stumble across a new home grown voice. Roo Panes, whose musical maturity belies his scandalously young twenty three years has obviously achieved some traction with a couple of EP’s, some radio exposure and … Continue reading

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Lovelier Other

I have instantly become obsessed with the only two tracks that American (?) duo Lovelier Other have available – their first track, Leave This Behind and their most recent Hidden Shelters. Wilfully obscure MW and LV  give little away, their FB … Continue reading

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{Awayland} – Villagers

Sometimes it only takes a few plays to know, and Villagers {Awayland} does just that, you know this is good, good stuff. Having played Becoming a Jackal to Death and so eagerly awaited the follow up, there is of course the … Continue reading

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If Not Now When – Olly Knights

Ah OllyKnights! The voice that has followed me through the years as part of the sainted Turin Brakes; they that provided the first gig I ever took the Lad to, albums I return to time and again, shows full of … Continue reading

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Ásgeir Trausti

I must thank the sainted Olafur Arnalds for the heads up on this extraordinary young Icelandic chap, Ásgeir Trausti. At a scandalously young 20 years he sings with the qualities of Justin Vernon and Jeff Buckley. The live version below is a special thing but … Continue reading

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If Not Now, When – Olly Knights

It’s hard now to recall a time when the music of Turin Brakes wasn’t an enduring part of my musical life. The soundtrack to many memorable moments. True the white heat of their ‘fashionable’ break through may be long gone, … Continue reading

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Sharon van Etten – Scala, London

You know how it is, sometimes you fall madly and deeply in love with an artist and their music, like I did with SvE’s Epic a couple of years ago and this year with Tramp. The music is contagious, addictive; … Continue reading

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