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Posts Tagged ‘Fortuna Pop’

Live Review: Laura J Martin at the Lexington

Ahead of the release of her debut album, the precociously talented Liverpudlian and self confessed “folkie weirdie beardie (without the beardie)” graces the stage at the Lexington on Wednesday 4th January 2012.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Laura J Martin by Sam Parr
Illustration by Sam Parr

At a time of year when live music is usually thin on the ground, Fortuna Pop’s trio of Winter Sprinters at the Lexington gave the grateful gig-goer a chance to shelter from a damp and dismal early January evening. Nestled on a first night’s set list, between the rockabilly of the Werewandas and the acerbic laments of the Singing Adams, was the gifted Laura J Martin.

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I’d first caught Laura J Martin last year, supporting Hannah Peel at the Windmill and then Misty’s Big Adventure at read more

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Album Review – Crystal Stilts: In Love With Oblivion

The new album from Brooklyn based Crystal Stilts is out now on Fortuna POP! The Joy Division comparisons are impossible to shake off, but we're still impressed by this second outing.

Written by Emma Barlow

I was hoping to be able to stay away from the Joy Division comparisons while writing this review of New York band Crystal Stilt’s new album In Love With Oblivion, …

My Best Albums of 2010

Including albums from Trevor Moss and Hannah-Lou, The Golden Filter, Our Broken Garden, 6 Day Riot and Peggy Sue. All delightfully illustrated too.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Best Albums of 2010 by LJG Art & Illustration.
Last year I discovered a whole slew of marvellous new albums. So I thought I would round them up before we got …