The Besnard Lakes unveil She’s An Icicle

Just a few tantalising weeks ahead of their tour, which includes dates in the UK, The Besnard Lakes have released a single called She’s An Icicle. This new track is in keeping with the feel and atmosphere of their last, triumphant album The Besnard Lakes Are The Last Of The Thunderstorm Warnings, released in early…

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Frazey Ford celebrates UK tour with new track ‘Saul’

Frazey Ford now to appear at Green Man festival 2022. Fluttery, fragile yet with a quiet power, when Frazey Ford starts to sing, the vocals that emerge are something distinct and unique. The Vancouver artist sings right from the soul, her voice eloquently expressing and encompassing all the emotions of a life that has not…

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Interview with singer songwriter Richard Walters

With five critically acclaimed albums and four EPs to his name since 2007, singer songwriter Richard Walters is nothing if not prolific. And now the solo artist is on the cusp of releasing a digital single called The Man I Loved from his upcoming EP in January 2022. There are further strings to his bow:…

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The Weather Station announce European tour

One of this year’s most riveting and original albums is The Weather Station’s Ignorance. The project with Tamara Lindeman at the helm has created a devastating and personal narrative about climate change. Gourmet Gigs reviewed the dramatic single Atlantic: “it is a startling, unusual and brooding work, elegantly arranged with a lush expansiveness yet suffused…

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Roachford back with rescheduled tour dates

NOTE: Tour dates are being cancelled and rescheduled. We will post an updated tour date list on here when we have the correct dates. Roachford is back with tour dates for 2021. His strong, emotional and soul-drenched single called High On Love was released in 2020, the first song on the new album Twice in…

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W H Lung, debut album at Oslo, Hackney

W H Lung have taken around two years to release their first album Incidental Music. Even when interest in their deep and moody music started to escalate, the band were quite obviously going to do things in their own time. I first heard them at Bluedot festival in 2017 and had one of those moments…

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Broken Witt Rebels breaking records

It’s been quite a ride this year for Broken Witt Rebels – and now they have a new tour as support for King Kings announced. All tickets are priced £20.  Planet Rock will run a 48-hour ticket pre-sale from Wednesday 22nd June. Tickets will then go on sale from Friday June 24th from the 24 Hour…

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Robin Trower album and tour

Good to hear there’s no stopping for Robin Trower, who just released a new studio album entitled Where You Are Going To, by Manhaton Records.  Trower was a member of Procol Harum in the 60s, and became known for his ‘soft psychedelia’. The legendary  blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter is also going to be heading out on…

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Field Music – The Noisy Days are starting

Field Music have stayed somewhat under the radar despite several commendable albums, but they are about to head out on tour and they appeared at the Radio 6 music festival in Bristol. There are a few festival dates lined up too so the band are getting lots of exposure.  Here’s my review of their gig in January. Here’s  The…

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