Papercuts new track “I Want My Jacket Back”

There‘s a groovy new sin­gle out by Paper­cuts – aka mul­ti-instru­­men­­tal­ist and pro­duc­er Jason Quev­er. Dis­il­lu­sion­ment with the polit­i­cal cli­mate of the time (Trump) and a non­sen­si­cal con­ver­sa­tion with a con­spir­a­cy the­o­rist pro­vid­ed the trig­gers for the track, enti­tled I Want My Jack­et Back. Despite its despair­ing themes, any melan­choly is restrict­ed to the vocals. Quev­er’s…

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New single by Elephant Stone: La Fusée du Chagrin

New mate­r­i­al from Mon­tre­al psy­che­del­ic band Ele­phant Stone always gives my heart a lift. I was cap­ti­vat­ed when I first saw this band at The Lex­ing­ton at a psych night back in 2011, and a few nights lat­er at the much-missed Bull & Gate in Ken­tish Town. Rishi Dhir‘s sitar play­ing is mes­meris­ing and adds…

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New release: Pictish Trail ‘Natural Successor’

There’s a fab­u­lous wild ener­gy about the new Pic­tish Trail sin­gle Nat­ur­al Suc­ces­sor, bring­ing its joy­ous aban­don­ment from the rugged land­scapes of the remote isle of Eigg to fes­ti­val crowds this late sum­mer and beyond. Get out there, recon­nect with your soul and dance. The stomp­ing five min­utes-long track announces itself with a steady drum­beat before…

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Dakota Jones share single: I Did it to Myself

Now this is just the sort of sul­try num­ber to make you long for the prop­er return of live music, an evening in an inti­mate venue, doing your stuff on the dance floor with social dis­tanc­ing noth­ing but a dis­tant mem­o­ry. The artists in ques­tion are Dako­ta Jones, a funk blues and soul out­fit making…

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Long awaited new single by W H Lung ‘Pearl in the Palm’

W H Lung have just released the first track from their high­ly antic­i­pat­ed sec­ond album, Van­i­ties, due 3rd Sep­tem­ber. Called Pearl in the Palm, the sin­gle marks a depar­ture from the Man­ches­ter band’s first album Inci­den­tal Music. When an artist you’re par­tic­u­lar­ly fond of announces a change of direc­tion there’s a bit­ter­sweet moment. Yay, new…

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Interview: Anna Demetriou – from movies to music

Anna Demetri­ou is an estab­lished actress who starred in the film Viking Des­tiny. Along­side her act­ing career she has been writ­ing her own songs and now, with the help of pro­duc­er Tom E Mor­ri­son, is launch­ing her singing career. What prompt­ed your move into music? Was this a dream you’ve been har­bour­ing for a while?…

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Video just released for Ed Cosens new song ‘If’

Ed Cosens of Rev­erend & the Mak­ers released a sin­gle last week called If – it’s the first num­ber from his up-and-com­ing debut solo album, For­tunes Favour, out on 29th Jan­u­ary 2021.  And now there’s a video to accom­pa­ny the song… it is Part 1 of 4 of , a short film, to be released in…

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Ed Cosens releases single ‘If’ ahead of solo album

Ed Cosens is step­ping out of the shad­ows to take cen­tre stage. If, his debut sin­gle, marks the start of an over­due solo career for the long­time lynch­pin of the Sheffield music scene. Best known as the guitarist/bassist and co-song­writer in Rev­erend & The Mak­ers, Ed has toured the world. With If, the first song writ­ten for…

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Review: new Kinbote single Hiemalis on Lost Map

We always pay atten­tion here at Gourmet Gigs when­ev­er Lost Map Records announces a new release. It is run by John­ny Lynch aka Pic­tish Trail from his remote island home in Eigg in the High­lands and, apart from sound­ing like a very appeal­ing loca­tion, the label nev­er dis­ap­point with its eclec­tic and quirky range of…

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New single Light Me Up by The Coronas

The Coro­nas released their new sin­gle Light Me Up on 17 July. It is the lat­est song to be revealed from their new album True Love Waits, released 31st July. The sin­gle fol­lows the crit­i­cal­ly acclaimed duet with Gabrielle Aplin called Lost In the Thick Of It.  The band has also announced that all their…

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