Tag: 'country'

New music The Hanging Stars – Golden Vanity The lyrics to Golden Vanity were found by The Hanging Stars in an Alan Lomax anthology; the warm, harmony-filled melody is all their own. >>
Reviews The National – The National Share From the perspective of 2014, in which The National are slick, big-selling, Sydney Opera House playing purveyors of gently tumbling emotional trauma clothed in studio velvet, the sound of … >>
Tracks The Rockingbirds – Gradually Learning Share For a moment in 1992 the indie press were all agog with the wonders of a country group. Signed to Heavenly, and labelmates to the likes of St Etienne … >>
Reviews Neko Case – The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You Share For a while between 2009’s Middle Cyclone and now the release of The Worse Things Get… life for Neko Case felt very much like being underwater: strangely isolated in … >>
Tracks Rachel Goswell – No Substitute Share Rachel Goswell was a bandmate of Neil Halstead’s in Slowdive and Mojave 3 before embarking on her own solo career with 2004’s Waves are Universal. Like Halstead, she he … >>
Tracks Neil Halstead – Tied to You Share In which the former Slowdive and Mojave 3 man completes his mutation from shoegaze drone through country/folk, to full on Nick Drake acoustist. "Blues they may run the game" … >>
Tracks Neko Case – This Tornado Loves You Share Chills. It's the voice that does it, and the "Stop it / stop it / stop it" call and response. It's magical, and beautiful, and all vocal warblers and … >>