Rise Against Tour & LP 2014

  Lucinda Williams New Album

  Annie Lennox Is Back!

  A Must For Your Show Diary

  Robert Levon’s Dad Tribute

  New Rock Albums U Need!

  David Gray’s New Album

  The Finest, New Americana

  David Gray’s New LP & Tour

  The Wildhearts in Pictures

  Women of Song - New Music

  The Stones Support Announced

  The Reads Live LP Launch

  3 Great New Albums

  Micah P. Hinson Live London

  Otis Gibbs 2014 LP & Tour

  Ásgeir Interview

  Foreigner Live Manchester

  The Feeling Live in Liverpool

  Metronomy Live 2014

  New Albums

  David J. Roch New Album

  John Butler Trio 2014

  Rodrigo y Gabriela 2014

  Beth Nielsen Chapman Tour & LP

  The Temperance Movement Live

  BRAD Classic LP Reissues +

  Heaven’s Basement Live

  The Reads 2014 Return Update

  The Handsome Family Live

  Katey Brooks Live

  Josh Ritter Album Review

  Amelia Curran Live

  Glen Hansard & Friends Live

  Hamell On Trial Live 2013

  Andrea Bocelli Live in Liverpool

  Eddie Vedder & Glen Hansard Live

  Within Temptation Live

  Volbeat & Toploader Live!

  Seasick Steve Live

  Black Country Communion - Live!

Xylouris White Superb Debut

Xylouris White Superb Debut

The debut album, Goats, from Xylouris White, featuring acclaimed Cretan folk musician George Xylouris and iconic underground drummer Jim White (Dirty Three, Cat Power), is out now and available in record stores, iTunes and Amazon, and in all formats (CD, LP, mp3, WAV and FLAC) here on Other Music Recording Co. The album was just [...]

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There’s a huge diversity of singer/songwriters out there from on both sides of the Atlantic so I thought I would select what I think are the best from a selection of new albums released in recent months.


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It’s very rare for me to attend and review a show by an act whose music I have never heard, but St. Vincent, aka Annie Clark, has had much written about her and so my curiosity has got the best of me. Supporting Vincent tonight is an act also new to me

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Minnesota based musician Chastity Brown returns to the UK this September with a brand new single, ‘Colorado’, and UK tour kicking off at London’s Bush Hall on September 17th, 2014. The new single ‘Colorado’ is Chastity Brown at her best; full of roots, grit

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The Reads. LOST AT SEA. Reads
Marcel Delrue – Keyboards and programming
Jamie Russell - Lead guitar, harmonica and backing vocals
Stuart Bennett – Vocals and rhythm guitar
Clare Goddard - Bass guitar and lyricist

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For years I’ve followed the path of others calling this list “The Best of…” Of course it can never be simply because neither they nor moi hear everything released during a year. It’s what makes annual gongs like the Mercury Prize so worthless -

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Over a period of 15 years we have taken photographs of many of the world’s best music acts. The Shakenstir online music image gallery is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive covering the most diverse range of musicians

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