Becca Stevens: new EP on 15th September

A versatile, soulful and expressive voice which deserves to be heard: US artist Becca Stevens has a new EP out prior to an album release – to be called Wonderbloom – which drops in March next year. The gorgeous new single, Good Stuff, is out now, an 80s influenced funky track with a rich, layered…

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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 two years ago and had one of those…

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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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Review: Courtney Barnett at ACE hotel, Shoreditch

The Aussie-accented, country-tinged tones of Courtney Barnett’s songs have been floating over the Radio 6 music airwaves of late. Last Thursday was her second London appearance, this time at Ace Hotel, Shoreditch. Courtney takes keeps things minimal, walking on stage to plug all the leads in before she’s joined by her bass player and drummer. With…

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