Close Up on Ramblin’ Roots Revue festival

“…Ramblin’ Roots Revue 2019 is just around the corner and they’ve nailed it with a stellar line-up of Americana talent including Austin Lucas, Yola, William The Conqueror, Marry Watterson & Emily Barker, and Megan O’Neill. Even though it’s early in the festival season, they’re setting the bar high compared to their bigger budget outdoor competitors…”

Album review: Suburban Dirts – I Want Blood

“…This Southern gothic inspired concept album has surprising heart amidst the no-holds-barred savagery. The different musical styles play with emotions and add to the character of a comprehensive record…”

TOUR NEWS: Morgan Evans

“…Evans is hoping you are ready to show love when he heads over to the UK for a 3 date headline tour. He’s been tipped as one to watch by CMT, Rolling Stone, People, and Billboard…”

SINGLE REVIEW: The Faim – Amelie

“The Faim are back and this time they’ve got an artistic monochrome live video for your viewing pleasure. Extreme close-ups and slow-mo mirror the pace of the chanting choral introduction and vocally led first verse. Still, clues to the imminent emo onslaught are there…”

SINGLE REVIEW: Emilie Kahn – Three

“Emilie Kahn’s latest video is much more than a perfunctory promo. It’s a piece of art in its own right, deftly mirroring and enhancing changes in musical tone over the six minute song….”

Close up on International Women’s Day 2019

“…these ‘special events’ don’t represent the sum total, or even scratch the surface, of excellent musicianship by women all year round that too often goes unsung (pun intended). Still, should we ignore the interesting IWD events, often curated by women and cut with an ironic twist or explicitly highlighting areas of discrimination, under-representation or violence? No.”

Arkells and Felix Hagan & The Family

“…a relentless, high-energy spectacle of a show. This kind of pure performance can’t be praised highly enough. This is what music is about…”