Joan Shelley, ‘Wild Indifference’. From the self-titled LP released on No Quarter on 5 May. Produced by Jeff Tweedy. For a bit more background on the record here’s a recent interview Joan did with Laura Snapes. Here you’ll find tour dates and pre-order info.
Memory Band founder-member Stephen Cracknell visits the landscape which provided the inspiration for their latest LP, A Fair Field: It took me a while to get out of Norwich. Needing a map, I had to climb the hill to a bookshop from the train station, slipping through the early lunchtime crowds. Then, confused by road […]
Letterpress poster: Nick Hand Followers of the site will be well aware of our longstanding love affair with Bristol’s Centrespace Gallery. It’s a nice space to put on gigs, and Nick Hand, the man at the helm, is rather nice too. Niceness all around. Even nicer: we’re teaming up with one of our favourite record […]
English Weather, compiled by Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs. Out now via Ace Records. A double album, reviewed by Cally Callomon Labelling the disparate late ‘70s DIY hooligan spasm as ‘Punk’ was an easy catechism for our nation’s press, but they would have stumbled when it came to the collection found here on English Weather. […]
Jeb Loy Nichols – ‘Come See Me’, from the forthcoming album Country Hustle, out 17 March on City Country City. The high priest of country cool – and our very own dropper of dimes/blower of minds – is back with a great new record. And glad we are too. On a slightly tangential note, he’s […]