Hannah Peel – Mary Casio: Journey To Cassiopeia

18 September 2017 // Music

Review by Frances Castle Hannah Peel first came to public attention in 2010 with her EP Rebox — songs created with loops of paper punched with holes, and fed through tiny hand-turned mechanical music boxes which produced twinkling and mesmerizing versions of songs by The Cocteau Twins, Soft Cell and New Order. In the following […]

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Caught by the River Presents….Hannah Peel

12 February 2011 // Events

Click here for tickets. Hannah Peel plus support from Conquering Animal Sound. Hannah released her debut album ‘The Broken Wave’ just last Monday. Produced by Mike Lindsay of Tunng and rated by everyone from Mojo to, well, us lot. Download the track ‘Call This Your Home’ from Hannah’s site and find out why (note: there’s […]

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13 October 2017 // Music

HUNTER HUNTRESS HAWKER by Laura Cannell (Brawl Records, out 20 October) Review by Hannah Peel The day I heard Laura Cannell’s new album, the summer was edging towards the August bank holiday. I was about to make my yearly return trip to the west coast of Donegal in Ireland and had left the house for […]

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Caught by the River at Port Eliot Festival 2016

26 April 2016 // Port Eliot Festival

Port Eliot Festival, St. Germans, Cornwall Thursday 28 – Sunday 31 July, 2016 With the rhubarb thrusting upward and the willow warbler singing strong while hoping to get his end away, it’s time to contemplate the Caught by the River stage’s return to Port Eliot festival – those grin-inducing Cornish vistas that make for one […]

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On Music and Place – The Magnetic North: Prospect of Skelmersdale

22 March 2016 // Music

Review: Paul Scraton As a young person growing up in West Lancashire, Skelmersdale always felt like an “other” place. With no railway station and no reason to go there unless you were visiting friends or family in the town, it was never on our radar of escape destinations on a Saturday from our own small […]

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