Wilco – Schmilco

Posted by on September 9, 2016 in , ,

For a sprawling six-piece, Wilco sure make a quiet noise on this, their 10th album. The other side of the coin to last year’s shock-released Star Wars album, Schmilco is hushed where that was noisy, and subtle where its predecessor was brash. Both ...Read More

King Creosote – Astronaut Meets Appleman

Posted by on September 1, 2016 in , ,

Kenny Anderson, the Fife-born singer-songwriter known as King Creosote, has always kept up an impressive work-rate – since 2014’s acclaimed From Scotland With Love alone, Anderson has put out three albums independently. The excellent Astronaut Me ...Read More

Bat For Lashes – The Bride

Posted by on June 30, 2016 in ,

Characters have always been important in Natasha Khan’s art – from “Sarah” and “Prescilla” on Bat For Lashes’ debut and the alter-egos of 2009’s Two Suns, right up to “Laura” and “Marilyn” on 2012’s The Haunted Man. Yet Khan ...Read More