Author: Michael Liggins

Marissa Nadler on songwriting and journalism

➤   1 June, 2016, 11:00

Marissa Nadler’s latest album Strangers, continues to build on the atmospheric textures featured on the singer/songwriter’s previous effort – the universally acclaimed July, released in 2014. The apocalyptic themes (explored on such songs as “Divers in the Dust”) compliment the new album’s fractured Americana and add...

Tacocat – Lost Time

➤   1 April, 2016, 12:00

Seattle based four-piece Tacocat are one of the prominent punk bands to emerge from the city’s outspoken feminist music scene. The band cut their teeth performing live around Capitol Hill, an area that’s known for its art,...

Yeasayer – Amen & Goodbye

➤   30 March, 2016, 12:00

Yeasayer’s fourth studio album Amen & Goodbye was recorded to analogue tape at the Outlier Inn studio retreat, located in the foothills of New York’s Catskill Mountains. The band’s decision to embrace an arguably more durable recording...

Oh, The Guilt – Self-titled EP

➤   14 March, 2016, 12:00

Despite being classed as post-punk, Bristol three-piece Oh, The Guilt successfully avoid the loosely defined genre’s clunkier aspects. Post-punk as a term is something of a misnomer for much of the music described as such. It is often employed to...

Rosie Lowe – Control

➤   16 February, 2016, 18:30

Rosie Lowe’s debut album Control is built on the foundations of the singer-songwriter’s hypnotic multi-layered vocals, which weave through 11 tracks of intriguing synth-soul R&B. The album’s lyrics are intrinsically personal, with subject matter ranging from insecurity...