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Posts Tagged ‘Harmonies’

Album Review: First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar

The sophomore album from Swedish sisters First Aid Kit is produced by Mike Mogis and every tune is a bittersweet delight. Here's my track by track breakdown.

Written by Amelia Gregory

First Aid Kit by Sarah Ryan
First Aid Kit by Sarah Ryan.

Out today: the beautiful new album from Swedish sisters First Aid Kit. Every tune is a wonder… starting with first single The Lion's Roar, a plaintive ode to the moon, cowardice, love and life.

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Johanna takes lead vocals in this perfect example of First Aid Kit's own particular blend of modern country folk. Then comes current single Emmylou, a song dominated by the gently pulsing pedal guitar in… read more

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Album Review: Gazelle Twin – The Entire City

An astonishing debut album from Brighton based musician Elizabeth Walling. The download version came out on 11th July 2011, but you can catch the official launch performance on 1st September at The Islington Metal Works: not to be missed!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Gazelle Twin‘s debut album opens with the threatening bass horns of new single The Entire City, stuff and straight away the mood is set for what is to come. Singer […]

Review of album Dig Down Deep and interview with Vandaveer

The third album from Vandaveer sees Washington based Mark Charles Heidinger joined by Rose Guerin for a phenomenal musical experience that is steeped in old world wonder.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Vandaveer by Gemma Sheldrake. Dig Down Deep opens the latest album from Vandaveer of the same name. It’s a rousing ditty that traces the journey of a merry band of […]

Wood Festival 2011 Review: Sarabeth Tucek, Khaira Arby, Willy Mason, The Epstein and more!

Wood Festival was a wonderful way to kick off the festival season - here's my review of Saturday's bands. And so much more - make sure you take a peek!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Willy Mason at Wood Festival by Sam Parr. I woke to a parent discussing the merits of dressing up as a crocodile with her child, viagra buy and when I […]

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Live Music Review: The Unthanks; The Arnolfini, Bristol – March 21st

It was fitting that they transformed their faces to serious and focused, when the first notes were hit. They were deep in the hills of the North of England, singing of shutting the coal door, not in a dark, hot building by the Avon River.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Rob Fuzzard They are wearing dresses that look like fresh versions of the past. And their hair is worn long and embracing of its natural waves and kinks. […]

An interview with Dry the River

The lush five way harmonies of folk band Dry the River are causing major waves wherever they play. On the eve of their headline gig at the Nest in Dalston I caught up with singer and lyricist Peter Liddle.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Familiar with a fair few live music venues across London, search I’ve been pretty up close and personal to a number of bands, both great and truly awful, and wondered […]