Joe T. Johnson: English Elegance

It seems as though I find myself listening to a lot of music coming out of Bristol these days. But what harm, especially when it’s all so good. The latest Bristol-based artist is Joe Turner Johnson, an up-and-coming singer-songwriter. Having released two tracks earlier this year, “10 Pounds” and “Friends“, his latest single “English Elegance” has just come out. Recorded over a couple of “wildly … Continue reading Joe T. Johnson: English Elegance


Picking a Track of the Week (when I remember to) is easy when great songs come along. This week’s is another simple choice… INSIDEAWAVE released “Village” on August 9th and it’s gone down a treat since. And why wouldn’t it? It’s a wonderful indie ditty as sweet as sugar. Here’s a link to INSIDEAWAVE’s Spotify page, where you’ll find “Village” and a bunch of their … Continue reading INSIDEAWAVE: VILLAGE

Sharon Van Etten-Remind Me Tomorrow

Ah yes. Sharon Van Etten is back on the airwaves, I’m going to see her live in 2 months and that rash I thought I had turned out to be just smeared jam. Ah, life is good again. Today’s album up for review is Van Etten’s latest record, Remind Me Tomorrow. For me, and many others whose reviews I’ve read, it’s the latest in what is … Continue reading Sharon Van Etten-Remind Me Tomorrow

Fresh Blood from Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig recently announced that the band will be releasing a new album titled FOTB. For all the Vampire Weekend fans out there, including myself, this is super exciting news! It will be their first release in six years, a fact Koenig addressed in his Instagram post announcing the album, “I know that 5-6 years is considered a long time between records. Personally, … Continue reading Fresh Blood from Vampire Weekend

NEW BAND ALERT: Insideawave

Today I want to give you the heads up on one of Ireland best up-and-coming bands, Insideawave. They’re an indie five piece based in Dublin and they’ve recently released their first two singles, ‘Estuary’ and ‘Enough’. Obviously you’ll have to give them a listen yourself but I’ve had both tracks on repeat for the last few days and I’m really impressed with their sound. I … Continue reading NEW BAND ALERT: Insideawave