Two guitar albums you can’t live without this summer

3 June 2016 // Music

William Tyler: Modern Country (Merge, out today) Marisa Anderson: Into The Light (Chaos Kitchen Music, released 24 June) Reviewed by Ian Preece Listening to William Tyler’s new record on my iPod recently, I got stuck on the London Overground just outside Stratford, the lunar landscape of the Olympic Park flickering by between empty container berths […]

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Now Playing – The Halfwit In Me

31 May 2016 // Music

There’s a new Ryley Walker record coming and here’s a taster. Golden Sings That Have Been Sung is released by Dead Oceans on 19 August. Ahead of that catch Ryley on our stage at Port Eliot festival on Friday 29 July and again at Caught by the River Thames on Saturday 6 August. Pre-order a […]

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BE•ONE Summer Dates

27 May 2016 // Events //Music //Rivertones

BE have just announced that they will be performing at this year’s Glastonbury Festival. News that the collective will bring their immersive soundscape from ‘The Hive’ to Worthy Farm comes in addition to already-annouced appearances at Bluedot Festival, Caught by the River Thames and End of the Road. The sculptural installation behind the album moves […]

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Score Tae The Toor

22 May 2016 // Music

Score Tae The Toor is a new book and CD inspired by the Concrete Antenna sound installation at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop created by Simon Kirby, Tommy Perman and Rob St John. The trio gave a set of musicians access to their sound archive, tower instruments and compositions, and asked them to re-imagine the sited material […]

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Caught by the Reaper: Guy Clark

21 May 2016 // Music //Remembrance

As storytelling songwriters go they don’t come much better than Guy Clark, the Texan master of the artform who died this week aged 74. Fellow fanboy Jerry David DeCicca pays tribute: I was a 19 year old that felt like an 85 year old. Belly full of ulcers, lots of bad habits, multiple prescriptions. Then […]

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