Thinking about Tom Petty’s voice

October 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Consider ‘American Girl’ by Tom Petty. The final track on his eponymous debut, ‘American Girl’ is built on a pretty standard pop-rock model. It sounds [...]

My Kind Of Town: Pillow Queens on Dublin

July 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Exeter’s Specialist Subject Records have been quietly accumulating a roster of some note lately, with acts such as Muncie Girls and Great Cynics increasingly pulling in [...]

2016 in Music: Staff Picks

December 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Here we are again. Interesting times, and all that. 2016: the year we mused upon the bigger things. Life, death, war, politics. Everything at once, and not very much to cheer [...]

My Kind Of Town: Rosie Crow on Cornwall

December 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Outsider art. There are connotations, usually to do with the state of mind of the creator. But it can also be simpler than that. Rosie Crow lives somewhere that’s [...]

Chapter & Verse: Young Romance

November 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ah… the promise of Young Romance. Their debut single, ‘Pale’ was a teen kitchen sink drama in minature, Shelagh Delaney in under 120 seconds of buzzsaw [...]
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