Emily Thomas reviews an unforgettable gig in Glasgow, with Baby Strange, The Blinders, Neon Waltz, Rascalton, Voodoos and The Vanities
Jamie Fine’s raspy vocal delivers levels of nouveau blues emotion that were previously thought unreachable.
Enjoy this one for what it is: one of a kind.
With urban music being rapidly commercialised, cloned, diluted and disseminated ad nauseam, RVWR's sound might be deemed 'unsanitary'.
The month-long Blogtober Festival got underway at The Finsbury this weekend with two nights, curated by For Folk's Sake and Young & Aspiring, that set a high bar for the remaining 29 shows
London-based indie-pop band The RIVE Project are releasing their debut EP ‘Wanna Change’ at the end of September. The project is the brainchild of New Zealand singer/songwriter Christy Whelan and Israeli ambient guitarist Arli Liberman.
Ahead of their EP release, Lost in the Manor chats to Christy and Arli about their future plans and why they moved to London.
Maggie has ditched the traditional folk instruments of her earlier work to make the kind of electronic alt-folk that would jam comfortably in the ears of a Sylvan Esso fan. Usually reinvention is a gamble for new artists but she makes it as instinctive as breathing.
‘Lonely Lover’ has the air of contemporary R&B but is shorn of the corporate cultural production that demeans so much of the genre. Instead it is pure, organic soul
The humid swing of ‘Satellite’ bears a shimmering country vibe announced by a reverbed guitar that expands across a smokey jazz-bar groove
Our sleep-deprived scribe likes the sound of this colossal eight-hour continuous piece of music, composed to facilitate greater access to the land of nod. Watch a teaser for the project here