Album Review: Hannah Aldridge – Gold Rush

Hannah Aldridge is quite frankly an utterly breath-taking performer with two incredible albums already to her name but this year sees the release of her eagerly anticipated third album Gold Rush. Gold Rush is a rich and soulful album fuelled by catchy hooks and riffs that will both rouse and lull you in turn, leaving you pumped up with a sense of mirth and an abundance of energy.

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Fairport Convention announce ‘Come All Ye – The First 10 Years’ 7 CD Box Set / Out 28th July

July 28th sees the release of this lavish Fairport Convention CD box set, Come All Ye – The First 10 Years. Compiled by Andrew Batt, the curator of the very successful show, ‘The Lady – A Tribute To Sandy Denny’, which toured the UK in 2012, this collection celebrates Fairport’s first 10 years, beginning with their eponymous debut for Polydor in 1968, through all of their seminal albums for Island Records and finishing with tracks from their two albums for Vertigo, The Bonny Bunch of Roses and Tippers Tales.

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Andy Shauf shares ‘Early To The Party’ video

Andy Shauf has delivered a delightfully surreal new video for his song “Early To The Party.” The track is from Shauf’s critically heralded album The Party, which Stereogum called “a lovely, luxuriant thing” and the Independent described as “a baroque-pop exercise with echoes of Seventies smarties like Harry Nilsson, Randy Newman and Steely Dan.”

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Album Review: Sam Densmore – Open Marriage

Portland based singer-songwriter Sam Densmore has produced a number of albums since he first started his career in music and it was with grateful hands that we picked up his latest offering, Open Marriage; a cheerful and eager album filled with experimental folk and country vibes that will help get your blood pumping.

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EP Review: Dig Deeper – Stars Tonight

Norwegian based band Dig Deeper have been bringing their unique blend of 80s alternative folk rock to the world for a fair number of years now and over the last few years their influence has been steadily spreading further and further afield from their homeland. 2017 sees the release of their latest EP Stars Tonight and it’s a musical triumph that will doubtless spread their name further still.

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