Author: Geoffrey Head

Meadowlark Review – The Louisiana

➤   16 October, 2017, 20:00

Photo: Geoffrey Head I’ve been living with Meadowlark’s superb debut album, Postcards, since July immediately after I’d read Ed Dyer’s review at Tap the Feed. It’s a remarkable body of work. When you hear an album this...

Marika Hackman – I’m Not Your Man

➤   7 June, 2017, 21:00

The merits, and perils, of artists changing horses midstream would create a very long discussion indeed – or you could just end the discussion abruptly by citing the example of the brilliant Paula Cole, who’s never produced...

Lewis & Leigh Review – The Golden Lion

➤   25 February, 2017, 20:00

Photo: Geoffrey Head Lewis & Leigh are on something of a roll at the moment. Their stunning debut album Ghost has just won Best Album at the Americana Music Association UK awards and the track, ‘The 4.19’...

Estrons Review – The Crofters Rights

➤   19 February, 2017, 17:00

Photo: Geoffrey Head I travel a long way to see my music and sometimes, crawling along through yet another motorway diversion I think to myself “Is it all worth it?” Then I see a gig like this...

Estrons Preview – The Crofters Rights

➤   11 February, 2017, 14:11

Cardiff outfit Estrons have had a tremendous last year or so. The release of their EP Whoever She Was, was preceded by a series of sizzling singles all supported with some jaw-dropping videos, of which ‘Make A...

Lola Colt Review – The Exchange

➤   15 July, 2016, 17:00

If I could choose only one word to describe this wonderful performance by Lola Colt, that word would be “pulsating”. There’s 6 members in this band, so you’d expect the sound to be full but when the...

Crystal Balloon – Hurricane EP

➤   10 July, 2016, 14:00

The first time I heard Jack Stanton play guitar, he was adding beautiful electric shapes to the primarily acoustic sounds of Light Falls Forward, embellishing their lovely music from his place in the background with skill and...

The Vim Dicta on ‘psychogroove’, touring and more

➤   8 July, 2016, 09:00

Photo: Eric Casioppo Original members Cori Elliott (vocals/bass) and Matt Tunney (guitar/vocals) formed The Vim Dicta in late 2011 and were joined by Chris Infusino (drums and percussion) in June 2013. They have been touring the UK since February this year...

Laura Stevenson Review – The Frog and Fiddle

➤   5 June, 2016, 15:30

An artist I’ve long waited to see is in town tonight, and thanks to the combined inspiration and efforts of joint promoters We Are 138 and The Cheltenham Underground, Laura Stevenson, all the way from New York City,...

Twisted Illusion – Temple of Artifice

➤   30 May, 2016, 16:30

If you’re a rock and metal fan and are looking to access new and largely unsigned music, here’s a tip for increasing your sources of music – head over to Very Metal Art, where not only can...

Twin – Hverir EP

➤   16 May, 2016, 12:30

I first heard Christelle Atenstaedt’s solo project Twin, when she transfixed an audience bent on bopping to Blurt at The Exchange with a sonic attack of such beauty and ferocity that we were stunned into mute appreciation....

Oakhaart Review + Photoset – The Exchange

➤   21 April, 2016, 11:00

Photography: Geoffrey Head I don’t know about you, but as much as I love music’s ability to uplift, inspire and transport me, I occasionally feel the need to have my ears none too gently removed and deposited somewhere...

Aldous Harding Review – The Crofters Rights

➤   14 April, 2016, 11:00

Photo: Geoffrey Head The next time a friend gets in touch with you and says “you must go and see so-and-so, they’re absolutely amazing” just go. It doesn’t matter if you don’t know the artist concerned, or...