1989, a great Ryan Adams album, penned by Taylor Swift; crazy! Great music, but you always need the song writing
Produced by Justin Vernon, a.k.a Bon Iver in Wisconsin , The Staves have presented a record of huge depth
Being Beach House’s fifth album, Alex Scally and Victoria Lagrand clearly feel they have no need to make excuses for themselves or their music and I think this comes across in a more confident album that is simpler in construction and presentation.
Oh No!!! Mumford & Sons goes electric, not so bad but to go all stadium set piece Ghost Stories (Coldplay) ..
Stripped back Arcade Fire; guitars, bass, drums and vocals: no theatrics and fabulous. There’s a wonderful ..
I quite like this Sannhet album though, it is thoughtfully constructed and nicely produced. I could have imagined a car crash of sound and a headache from this but it is well layered for my headphoned ears
Oh, wonderful music; Drew Holcomb, a new artist for me but clearly these guys have been around for a while with several albums under their belt
It’s awards season, what’s my Top 10, here I go.
2014, a good year for new music, in my view. I however ..
The difficult ‘second album’ turns out to be an ethereal, reflective, slightly downbeat but lovingly put together collection of well produced songs
Alt-J, meaning the delta symbol you get from a Mac were one of the first artists I had on this blog. Their second offering is made to little fanfare, as far as I am aware, considering they bagged the Mercury Music Prize in 201