The Young Republic - Balletesque - track by track part 1

Monday, 12 October 2009, 22:56 | Category : Reviews
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Today’s a long-awaited one. It finally sees the release of The Young Republic’s Balletesque. Not that I’ve been waiting all this time though; I’ve been lucky enough to had a copy for a while, and long-time readers (are there any of these?) will have heard me enthusing at various points this year. But it’s out [...]

Richard Hawley @ Shepherd’s Bush Empire, 8 October 2009

Monday, 12 October 2009, 13:34 | Category : Live reviews
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Some things change, some things stay the same. Richard Hawley seems to have these in exactly the right proportions. His new album Truelove’s Gutter gets it exactly right. The familiar, late-night melancholic crooning that everyone knows from his previous five albums is present, correct and marvellous. But unlike previous long-player Lady’s Bridge which was basically [...]