SOUNDING :: Modern Studies + Lomond Campbell, with Pumpkinseeds chamber orchestra Modern Studies, the band featuring Caught by the River contributor Rob St. John, should already be familiar to regular readers of this site. Having released one of our favourite records of 2016 (Swell To Great) and performed on several of our festival stages it’s […]
Something pretty gorgeous brought to our attention by the good people at monorail music, Glasgow. Blow, by Tara Jane O’Neil Learn more and buy a copy here.
As three more of Flying Saucer Attack’s albums are reissued by Domino, the band’s David Pearce reflects on their making: I might be conning myself as I usually do, but, shock horror, I think I may, after all these years, finally be starting on the road to growing up. And this is somewhat tied up […]
Ian Preece gives his verdict on 50 by Michael Chapman (Paradise of Bachelors), Abul Mogard/Maurizio Bianchi’s Split 12″ (Ecstactic), and What in the Natural World by Jake Xerxes Fussell (Paradise of Bachelors): Youth, beauty, speed, and getting it all pretty much down on the first or second album – yeah, I know all the arguments […]
Dear Caught by the River, Recently, I recorded a short 8-track instrumental album under my ‘Andrew Wasylyk’ alias (Ukrainian grandfather) called Themes For Buildings & Spaces, which ranges from cinematic to minimal piano and drone. It did a two week stint at an arts festival in Scotland at the end of 2016: