The new Bonnie “Prince” Billy album “Wolfroy goes to town” is a spare and haunting piece – 10 tracks only of sombre alt-country which will not be seen as a departure by fans of his work. But novelty is now what you expect from Will Oldham who has been ploughing his distinctive furrow for 15 [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Alt. Country'
Mark Ford - Sunday 06.11.11, 14:03pm
John Williams - Tuesday 08.03.11, 15:08pm
Toronto band The Wooden Sky emerged in 2003 creating their own brand of folk rock music and earning national critical praise with the release of their album When Lost At Sea.
The album received a good reception via college radio airplay and tours followed with the likes of Canadian indie rock royalty Julie Doiron, a live [...]
John Williams - Sunday 30.01.11, 18:37pm
Following on from her two critically acclaimed albums Dark Undercoat and Victorian America, the Californian singer/songwriter Emily Jane White will release her latest full length Ode To The Sentience on February 14th.
Ode To The Sentience is a collection of ten uncluttered and captivating songs that explore the sentimental qualities of the singers past experiences, giving [...]
John Williams - Monday 17.01.11, 14:09pm
The legendary Canadian alt-country band Cowboy Junkies will release a collection of Vic Chesnutt songs as their next album Demons, a tribute to the American singer songwriter who died on Christmas Day 2009.
Chesnutt was left partially paralysed from a car accident in 1983 when he was only eighteen years old and was left in a [...]
Terry Lane - Tuesday 07.12.10, 18:56pm
Theatre Royal live @ Eagle Tavern, Rochester Kent Sunday 5th December, 2010
Theatre Royal are from Medway in Kent and sound brilliant! Their music echoes British guitar influences from The Small Faces to Echo & The Bunnymen, and their live set comprises of several styles that knit tightly together well and their live performance tonight [...]