I'm snowed in here, although not as much as I'd hoped. Yesterday, I trekked out across the wild tundra of New York City, snow beginning to swirl around, turning the park and the streets into a temporary stage set of true winter, where beasts of buses clank along with their chains, and everyone is wrapped … Continue reading Drenge new music!
Melbourne foursome Twerps are coming out with a new album, Range Anxiety, on Merge Records on January 27 in the US and February 3 in Europe. There’s a single out already, “Back to You,” with a video directed by Johann Rashid. Formed back in 2008, they’ve worked out a warm sound, filled with longing-laced lyrics … Continue reading My Interview with Julia McFarlane of Twerps
Pete Lawrie Winfield, who hails from Cardiff, has a background in film and an interest in soundtracks that he has turned into an experimental mix of genres, with bandmates James Gordon and Elliot Wall. Using words that sometimes sound as though they were taken straight from a personal journal, computerized brooding sounds, and music mashed … Continue reading Review of A Lesson Unlearnt – the album from Until the Ribbon Breaks
Until the Ribbon Breaks is a new band comprising Pete Lawrie Winfield, James Gordon, and Elliot Wall. Right now, they are all in the studio, rehearsing for their upcoming tour, to support their debut album, A Lesson Unlearnt. Begun as a studio project, and heavily inspired by the cinematic due to Winfield’s film school background, … Continue reading My interview with Until the Ribbon Breaks
Greta Morgan is the mind and person behind Springtime Carnivore. If you haven’t heard her yet, then the video Name on a Matchbook will introduce you to her culture-exploring storytelling and her pop-flavored, almost retro, alluring persona and musicality. The debut album, also called Springtime Carnivore, was produced by Richard Swift, who has worked with … Continue reading My interview with Springtime Carnivore – Greta Morgan
Happy New Year to all of you! I hope 2015 brings us all the space to forget fear, find new connections, and explore our own unique paths. Much love to all of you. It's a grey day in NYC, but the conversations on the street speak of hope and any attempt to go a different … Continue reading Happy New Year and Book Update!