Author Archives: Eleanor Langford

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INTERVIEW: Eastern Barbers

The eclectic and captivating Eastern Barbers is the project of brothers Ross and James Fernandez, backed by a rotating array of family and friends. Their music feels like a soundtrack to their inner-city upbringing and the bleak prospects of their…

EP: ReVerbed ‘Another Year, Still Here’

Rating: After a long uphill struggle to keep the band together, Brighton four-piece ReVerbed have defied the odds and returned with their latest EP, Another Year, Still Here. This release is a testimony of the challenges they’ve faced on the six…

EP: Calico ‘Calico’

Rating: If you were to describe Calico, a fresh young five-piece from Brighton, in a single word it would be eclectic. Their sweeping sound blends elements of rock, electronic and jazz into something that is evolved and enveloping from start…

ALBUM: Disclosure ‘Caracal’

Rating: Sophomore albums are struggle for any artists, especially if that album follows on from the massive success that was Disclosure’s Settle. The duo’s debut album experience a boom that is nearly impossible to follow. By the sounds of their…

INTERVIEW: The Ordinary Boys

It’s been over a decade since their first album came out but now The Ordinary Boys have returned with their new self-titled LP and a 27-date November tour. Whilst taking a break from signing albums ahead of it’s release, Preston…

ALBUM: The Ordinary Boys ‘The Ordinary Boys’

Rating: It’s been a while but The Ordinary Boys are back with three quarters of their original line-up and a brand new album which harks back to their debut. Echoes of Over The Counter Culture shine through across The Ordinary…

ALBUM: Milltown Brothers ‘Long Road’

Rating: Lancashire born Milltown Brothers are back once again with their new album Long Road, which comes 11 years after their reunion release Rubberband. Their latest offering is an utter homage to the guitar and the talent the Milltown Brothers hold…

ALBUM: Sarah MacDougall ‘Grand Canyon’

Rating: Canadian Swedish singer-songwriter Sarah MacDougall has a lot of prestige to her name as winner of the Western Canadian Music Award, and one of Sweden’s best artists according to Nöjesguiden. Nearly four years after her last album, MacDougall settled…

New Track: Grounders – ‘Drawing Space’

Toronto-born synth pop four piece Grounders have a sound reminiscent of Tame Impala, Arcade Fire or ’60s baroque poppers, The Zombies, but with a mellow and ethereal edge. Their latest single ‘Drawing Space’, lifted from their debut self-titled album, blends…

ALBUM: Fred Abbott ‘Serious Poke’

Rating: Though Noah And The Whale may be no more, their ex members still live on and are pursuing new directions, including ex-guitarist and keyboardist Fred Abbott. His debut release, Serious Poke, still holds onto the charming elements of his old…