Ryan Adams claims he loves Manchester because it's the origin of his favourite bands. Alongside this, he recognises that a northern crowd is not scared to be brutally honest. The online platforms of Twitter, and Instagram brought a congregation of music fans to the basement of The Soup Kitchen. Looking something like the bathroom featured… Continue reading Ryan Adams’ Surprise Gig at the Soup Kitchen, Manchester – 27/01/17.
The record is personal. The lyrics crafted from real life experiences accurately, and powerfully capture James Veck-Gilodi's emotions. The album showcases every element of Deaf Havana's versatile career. Showcasing the Deaf Havana many have grown to love; 'Ashes, Ashes' contains deep, hard-hitting lyrics juxtaposed with a rock vibe fit for dancing to. 'Trigger' is a curve-ball.… Continue reading Deaf Havana Share ‘All These Countless Nights.’
A country, blues, and folk fusion by Drew Holcomb & The Neighbours. Here's New Year. It's a sweet and simple tune that depicts life in its most basic form. A sense of honesty warms the heart, as this song brings forward the painfully truthful idea that we expect our lives to transform from the fact it… Continue reading Drew Holcomb and The Neighbours // New Year
I do not usually participate in Facebook's chain statuses; however, I can't let this one go a miss. Here's 10 albums that made a lasting impression on me as a teenager - with a little explanation, just for the fun of it: 1. The Wanted - The Wanted C'mon, every teenage girl needs a boyband… Continue reading 10 Albums that Made a Lasting Impression.
It saddens me that this is the second post I feel obliged to make about Donald Trump's presidency. But there's no doubt about the seriousness of the impact he will have on America, and the world at large. Folk music is renowned for having its saying in politics; in fact, it's in its roots. What's… Continue reading Trump’s Tunes Pt. 2 – Releases from Billy Bragg, and Frank Turner.
Jake McMullen's debut EP, 'Always' was released in 2015. The country-folk artist brings forward a unusual approach; showcased is a Passenger-esche, storytelling form of music - placed among a fusion of indie rock, and psychedelia at best. Drawing similarities to Ben Howard, Mumford and Sons, and Half Moon Run. McMullen manages to offer something new… Continue reading Upcoming Artist: Jake McMullen.
You know how they say every cloud has its silver lining? Trump's upcoming presidency has inspired Green Day to fireback with a new politically-fuelled powerhouse. The video for 'Troubled Times' was released on the 16th of January, and currently sits within the top ten trending videos on YouTube. The lyric video depicts the progression of… Continue reading Trump’s Tunes – Green Day release video for ‘Troubled Times’
3. After Paolo Nutini welcoming in the new year by playing a chain of two shows for Edinburgh's Hogmanay; I can only hope to see my favourite Itailian Scotsman tour the UK this year. 2. I believe it's fair to say the world of pop is currently crying out for the presence of Katy Perry.… Continue reading 3 Things I Hope The Music Indrustry Provides in 2017.