Alela Diane @ Shepherd’s Bush Empire, 17 September 2009

Friday, 2 October 2009, 22:03 | Category : Live reviews
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It was almost too good to be true. After ages wanting to see The Leisure Society and never quite managing, I was all ready to see them three times in six days. After their two excellent sets at End of the Road, I was looking forward to more sweeping chamber-folk in support of Alela Diane [...]

Seven Songs: Liam Frost

Friday, 2 October 2009, 13:33 | Category : Seven Songs
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Manchester has been known for a lot of music. Gloomy post-punk, acid house, “indie dance”, even a recent crop of folky goings-on. But Americana? Not much, I’m sure. But then again, to conveniently label Liam Frost with that tag is doing him a dis-service. He’s a man who loves music for sure, and classic influences [...]