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Fenne Lily produces an emotionally raw record in quarantine

Rating: 3 out of 5 BREACH is the latest offering from English singer-songwriter Fenne Lily, a record of cool and measured melancholy. Two years on from her debut On Hold, the 23-year-old has retained her vulnerable brand of indie-folk, wielding punchy full-band numbers such as promo-singles ‘Alapathy’ and ‘Solipsism’ along with moments of disarming sensitivity […]

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Ed O’Brien finds his solo sound on ‘Shangri-La’

A delicious fusion of psychedelic colours and tasteful swagger, ‘Shangri-La’ is the latest offering from Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien, alias EOB. The track, which showcases the sound of his debut solo album Earth, has been swiftly added as one The Guardian newspaper’s tracks of the week, who described it as Ed’s “time to shine”. The […]

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Neil Young’s ‘Colorado’ is an engaging and varied record

The mixture of brash, thumping rock anthems and sweet, folky numbers across Neil Young’s newest album Colorado proves that, at 73, he remains more than capable of producing an engaging and varied record. Recorded with his long-time band Crazy Horse, this conceptual collection of songs offers ramblings of passionate rage against the world’s impending climate […]

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50 years on: the lasting legacy of Woodstock Festival

It’s been 50 years since the most iconic music festival in history: Woodstock. Extensive and, at times, shambolic lengths have gone to re-create the near mythical, folkloric essence of this event. In January of 2019 the announcement of an anniversary festival was made –  Woodstock 50. This did not come to fruition however, and instead […]

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Big Thief are back with ‘Forgotten Eyes’

‘Forgotten Eyes’ is the latest single from indie roots quartet Big Thief. It is the follow up to ‘Not’ – the first track from their latest album, Two Hands, released on 11 October. While the bare production of the guitar and drums nods to the customs of garage rock, the Dylan-esque delivery of Adrianne Lenker […]