Tag: Bob Dylan

The Sound of Silence: What’s Become of the Protest Song?

If the past three years haven’t been sufficient to drive home the point, then perhaps it needs restating. We live in compelling political times, the reality starker than before, the populace engrossed by the ongoing national conversation. It’s been an…

BOOK REVIEW: Going for a song by Garth Cartwright

This book, Going For A Song by Garth Cartwright,  is a comprehensive dérive through the rapidly vanishing terrain that is the British record shop. Once a staple of communities that acted as hubs, beacons, locales and sanctuaries for keen ears,…

Discovery of the Week: The Midnight Barbers

Chelmsford rock duo The Midnight Barbers have arrived back after debut single success of ‘Business’ with another cracking track. Ben Rowntree and Jack Pepper come together to make and mould real nostalgic classic rock, with twists and hints of old…

EP: Oh Sister ‘Watch The Water’

Rating: Oh Sister are an all-girl group fronted by singer/songwriter Sarah Berresford, who cite Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan as their main influences (the band’s name being a nod to Dylan’s song of the same name). Described as “ambient folk”,…

Bob Dylan announces autumn UK tour

Bob Dylan have announced he will be playing shows in London, Manchester and Cardiff later this year. Music legend Bob Dylan and his band will be heading back to the UK following his number 1 album Shadows In The Night….

The Greatest Bootlegs Ever, Vol. 1

Ah, the bootleg. That hiterto unheard-of piece of arcane musicalia for millennials born into an age with torrents, Spotify and every other file-sharing platform that makes loving music so little hard work now. Back in the day, it was all…