Staying True

Friday, 6 November 2009, 14:05 | Category : Video
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The latest Bandstand Busking session sees David Thomas Broughton as he’s rarely seen. Restrained by a fixed mic, and no amplification meaning no crazy looping antics. So he plays his songs straight, showing off their fragile loveliness, until in true form, he starts messing about at the end. Ah, that’s why we love him. Hey, [...]

Soul seeker

Friday, 6 November 2009, 12:41 | Category : Good new stuff
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So you already know that Blue Roses is awesome, that Laura Groves has a magical voice, its purity and clarity shaping the greatness of her recent debut album. But you’re also thinking “all this folkiness is all very well, but imagine if she covered a soul song - how weird would that be?” And then [...]