Monthly Archives: February 2019

the lovely sparrows

With its strange ad hoc skipping rhythms and adoring lolloping motifs, there’s a familiar cosy warmth spraying from the Lovely Sparrows’ ‘shake the shadow’ – a delightfully dizzy folk dreamer which if I recall rightly seeing, is part inspired by … Continue reading

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galerie stratique

At once orphaned and melancholic, yet touched by a celestial otherly, this is ‘horizons lointains’, a track culled from a lost 2003 full length by Galerie Stratique entitled ‘horizzzons’ now repressed and re-released on Norman records in house print Public … Continue reading

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kitchen cynics

Staying with reverb worship for something that thus far has managed to sneak beneath our radar, this is the Kitchen Cynics with a track from their limited press ‘our flimsy craft’ CD entitled ‘Rosemary and her Burdens’ which as someone … Continue reading

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Merle Bardenoir & Tertön

Here’s something a little special available on limited press from the Reverb Worship folk from Merle Bardenoir & Tertön. A 5 track gathering of what’s described by the label as ‘French neo folk’, both mysterious and somewhat deceptive in so … Continue reading

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john myrtle

We’ve been a tad discombobulated these last few days which has had the impact of having us a little behind with the planned reviews, so apologies for that. Mind you with the appearance of what’s being described as a ‘heatwave’, … Continue reading

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SEN3

So hot off the presses that the ink is still drying on the CD, this’un, a last minute addition to FruitS de Mer’s already admirably admired back catalogue is from SEN3. There’s something of an urgency to get word out … Continue reading

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exclusive play – Everest Magma

‘minus plus escapism’ the third album from Everest Magma, is a gloriously warm tapestry weaved with rustic idylls (the very Dungen like ‘B2’) spun from lost tongues and psych folk mirages all fused with a deep sense of its surroundings. … Continue reading

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