Album Review: Mary Gauthier – Rifles & Rosary Beads

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier will release her most important work to date with Rifles & Rosary Beads on January 26th, 2018 via Proper Records. Co-written with U.S. veterans and their families, the eleven deeply personal songs on this album reveal the untold stories, and powerful struggles that these veterans and their spouses deal with abroad and after returning home. Read our review here…

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Album Review: Glen Hansard – Between Two Shores

Between Two Shores is the latest release from the masterful hands of Once star Glen Hansard. It’s not actually been too long since his last critically acclaimed album hit the shelves but even in a short space of time Hansard is so inspired in his work that he has managed to cram and inordinate amount of time and effort in to what has become his latest and arguably greatest creation.

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Album Review: Karine Polwart – A Pocket of Wind Resistance

Five-times ​BBC Folk Award winner Karine Polwart​ releases her new album ‘A Pocket Of Wind Resistance’ on November 17. The album is the musical companion to Polwart’s debut theatre production ‘Wind Resistance’, which opened at last year’s Edinburgh International Festival to ​emphatic ​reviews & multiple award nominations.

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Live Review: The Eskies – The Star Inn, Guildford

It was a little over a year ago when the debut album of The Eskies reached us here at Artree Music. It was somewhat later than it should have been but with all the warmth, joy and frivolity the band brought to life with After the Sherry Went Round I had no choice but to add them to my bucket lists of bands to see. On the 10th of October in the small and atmospheric chambers of the Asahi Room at the back of The Star Inn, Guildford; I got my wish.

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