New Shearwater - Castaways

Friday, 4 December 2009, 17:29 | Category : Good new stuff, Songs
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Forgive the multiple Shearwater post mentalism lately, but I’m excited about the new album The Golden Archipelago. I’m not even fazed by the prospect of a concept album about “man’s impact on the natural world”, because the past two records have been along these themes and they’ve been excellent. The first proper taster is the [...]

Two good

Monday, 23 November 2009, 23:38 | Category : Good new stuff, Video
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Shearwater - The Golden Archipelago from KMS on Vimeo.
An arty trailer for a new album maybe sounds a bit pretentious, but when the band is as awesome as Shearwater, we’ll let them off with anything. If the new album The Golden Archipelago is even a fraction as good as their gig at the Union Chapel [...]

Shearwater / The Cave Singers @ The Union Chapel, 12 May

Friday, 15 May 2009, 9:58 | Category : Live reviews
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It’s not very often that you get to put on your two favourite bands on the same night. So says Howard Monk, head honcho of ace London promoters The Local, who are putting on tonight’s highly promising show. They may not be my very favourite bands, but between them they were responsible for one of [...]