Seven Songs: Go Away Birds

Tuesday, 25 August 2009, 23:55 | Category : Seven Songs
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Go Away Birds are one of my happiest recent radio discoveries, a delicate and lovely little live session a few weeks ago, featuring only the beautiful voice of Catherine Ireton (also to be heard on God Help the Girl) and the gently picked acoustic guitar of Michael John McCarthy (also found strumming for Zoey Van [...]

The Young Republic: get ready for new album and gigs

Tuesday, 25 August 2009, 23:42 | Category : Good new stuff, Live music
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Good news! Long-time Daily Growl faves The Young Republic are finally going to release their second album Balletesque on End Of The Road Records on 12 October. I’ve kept returning to this album for most of this year, and it just gets better. The indie kids who dug 12 Songs From Winter City are going [...]

End of the Road in sight!

Tuesday, 25 August 2009, 23:19 | Category : Festivals
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Just over two weeks now! In a fortnight’s time the Growl family will be camping in Dorset ahead of End of the Road Festival. Excitement is mounting already. Since I last wrote about it, the line-up has been finalised, the stage times have been set and the festival has sold out. So if you want [...]