Beau – Rattle The Asylum Bars

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 21:21 | Category : News
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(Cherry Red BEAURTAB1) Forty-nine years – almost to the day – after the 1969 sessions for John Peel’s Dandelion Records which resulted in his eponymous first LP, Beau’s brand new 2018 collection from Cherry Red Records – “Rattle The Asylum Bars” – will be available from Friday, 20th April. “Rattle The Asylum Bars” is his […]

Jack Hayter – Abbey Wood

Sunday, 18 February 2018, 12:23 | Category : Welcome
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Review by Jason Barnard Jack Hayter’s new album presents a series of stories linked to now derelict children’s home in London’s Abbey Wood. Abbey Wood showcases a range of folk styles with contemporary lyrics – ‘The Mullberry Tree’ recalls Bert Jansch whilst ‘Fanny Hill’ brings in Jansch to a medieval sound. The spoken word-choral ‘But […]

The Invisible World of Beautify Junkyards

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 20:52 | Category : Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard Lisbon’s Beautify Junkyards third album ‘The Invisible World of Beautify Junkyards’ continues to mine their unique path of pastoral acid-folk and shimmering electronica. Much of this material is stunningly gorgeous – Rita Vian’s vocals on ‘Sybil’s Dream’ tied to a perfect shimmering backing is one such wonder.   Tracks like lead […]

Colin Moulding – XTC – TC&I – Part 2

Sunday, 4 February 2018, 19:56 | Category : Podcasts
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The second half of a career spanning interview with Colin Moulding, former bassist/singer/ songwriter for XTC. Colin continues to speak about his favourite tracks, including new EP ‘Great Aspirations’. XTC – King For A Day (Oranges & Lemons, Virgin, 1989) XTC – Cynical Days (Oranges & Lemons, Virgin, 1989) XTC – Bungalow (Nonsuch, Virgin, 1992) […]