Bushstock 2013 – a success

Despite my best efforts of two years in my previous life, west London has never really had that buzzing music scene of its eastern counterpart. Bushstock, run by Communion records is one of the counterbalances to this, bringing music, art, people and beards to a little area left of the London middle, Shepherd’s Bush. TakingContinue reading “Bushstock 2013 – a success”

Bear’s Den – Agape

American jangle, rustic jaunts, banjo balladeering and stupefied skiffle, Bear’s Den’s five track EP Agape is a heartfelt and inspiring record. Sweet and simple, it unfolds quickly and is a seamlessly involving collection of music. Signed to Communion Records, they are completely representative of the label’s sound. Authentic and stirring, raw and dreamy, hook laden andContinue reading “Bear’s Den – Agape”


A festival in Shepherd’s Bush you say. Only 10 minutes down the road. Curated by the guys at Communion. I’m there. Except, thanks to a particularly riotous IAH Friday gig to see in the Queen’s Jubilee weekend at The King’s Head (thanks Mishal Moore, Abi Murray and ScenicLife) I found myself with an inability toContinue reading “Bushstock!”