Fyfe – Solace

Choices… choices… going for one from my The Great Escape 2014 Hitlist today, my shortlist of 56 bands narrowed down from the 315-strong TGE2014 longlist of bands playing at this year’s Festival of new music in Brighton. High up on the list: Fyfe. It’s my 5th year there in a row – and the pressure’s … Read more

Emily Wells – Passenger

Mind. Blown. Just had to get that out there before I go into any detail about last night’s performance from Emily Wells at The Lexington. I’d listened to her 2012 album, Mama (Partisan Records), a few times before the show, seen some fantastic films on YouTube (embeds below)….but none of that came even close to … Read more

Belle Mare – Charade

I love it when a song makes my spine tingle: Belle Mare – “Charade” Perhaps it was the unexpected discovery, perhaps it was the antidote to the hustle of the office, or perhaps it was the echo in the stripped back, guitar+vocal ensemble that forms the basis of this track from Belle Mare’s 2013 debut … Read more

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