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Posts Tagged ‘Johnny Cash’

Best Christmas Indie Tunes for 2013

This year there have been plenty of Christmas albums from mainstream artists, but here I bring you a selection of the best from indie musicians across the world.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Joe Innes & the Cavalcade by Katie Edwards

Joe Innes & the Cavalcade by Katie Edwards.

This year, despite a flurry of releases from mainstream musicians, there seems to be a dearth of Christmas tunes from indie artists. Never mind, I've done my best to dig out what there is to share here.

For Folk's Sake It's Christmas album 2013

First up, my favourite Christmas album comes, as ever, from the good folks at For Folk's Sake, who have managed to cobble together 14 top quality tunes for your delection: all in aid a very worthy cause: buy the CD or digital download and support Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders.

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An interview with First Aid Kit about working with Mike Mogis on second album The Lion’s Roar

The talented Swedish singers Johanna and Klara Söderberg are back with an amazing new album produced by Mike Figgis. Read my in depth interview to find out what's been happening over the past few years.

Written by Amelia Gregory

First Aid Kit by Michael Julings. The new album The Lion’s Roar from the wondrous Swedish band First Aid Kit is coming out later this month. In advance of my […]

Album review: Lymes – Goodbye Bangkok, and interview with Richard Gilbert

Richard Gilbert spent six years in Thailand, and this beautiful and unusual album is the result of his strange and unsettling experiences, put through a musical blender.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lymes – Voodoo Doll by Janneke de Jong. Goodbye Bangkok was one of those wonderful surprises that landed in my musical inbox late last year. From first single Train to […]

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, […]

Latitude 2010: Thursday Night Review

Latitude 2010 "it's more than just a music festival" kicked off with gigs from Nigel Kennedy and Tom Jones. Just don't mention the awful rapes.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Feelin’ hot hot hot… we arrived at the field with a blanket and straw hat, viagra stuff and headed straight to the bar. Queuing for what felt like a life-time […]

Review: The 2010 Affordable Art Fair

2010's Affordable Art Fair in Battersea Park promises to deliver something for everyone. Does it?

Written by Amica Lane

Kate Jenkins As a daughter of a zany artist, viagra 100mg my home was usually filled with my mum’s artwork, more about which from the pivotal ages of seven to […]

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Eva Hesse Studiowork: Camden Arts Centre

Die-hard Eva Hesse fan Louisa Lee reports from an arts centre on a hill

Written by Louisa lee

Man Like Me illustration by Jenny Robbins Man Like Me headlined a Mean Fiddler gig at the Garage in Highbury Islington on Thursday last week. (I’m sorry but I can’t […]

Puerto Muerto - Drumming For Pistols

Puerto Muerto – Drumming For Pistols – Album Review

Husband and wife duo Tim Kelley and Christa Meyer, tell tainted tales of passionate sex and cold-blooded murder.

Written by David McNamara

All photographs courtesy of Leon Diaper Leon Diaper is a 23-year-old very talented photographer hailing from New Forest. Leon graduated last summer from the art institute of Bournemouth where he […]

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Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll – Film Review

It’s A Pop Biopic, So That’ll Be A Damn Good Central Performance and a Soundtrack Then

Written by Anthony M. Hall

The biopic. It’s a strange bird. When your subject is Ray Charles or Johnny Cash the thing must write itself. The drugs! The women! The soundtrack! But it’s this kind […]