Lanterns On The Lake – Beings

Lanterns On The Lake’s third full length album, Beings sees them sparkling with arresting dexterity and orchestral atmosphere as well as making a comment on society, austerity, and the ‘fractured lives like faultlines’ (Faultlines) that they see around them. There’s no attempt to hide the frustration, anger and hurt in Hazel Wilde’s voice as sheContinue reading “Lanterns On The Lake – Beings”

Lanterns On The Lake – Beings

When you hear Hazel Wilde speak in her broad Geordie accent after she’s sung in soaring and sensitive tones you’re reminded of the complexity of human beings, the highs and lows, fragility and grit that plays the harmony of life. Lanterns on The Lake have always made glacial and evocative music that manages to traverseContinue reading “Lanterns On The Lake – Beings”

Lanterns On The Lake – Another Tale From Another English Town

Just when you thought they couldn’t get any more perfect, Lanterns On The Lake came out with this…Another Tale From Another English Town. A beautiful track and a beautiful video. The band will be playing… 18th June @ Joiners, Southhampton 19th June @ The Scala, London 20th June @ The Cookie Jar, Leicester 21st JuneContinue reading “Lanterns On The Lake – Another Tale From Another English Town”


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!”

The next twelve months

So now we know that it’s not the end of the world, what’s coming up in 2012? This is the stuff we’re already getting excited about. Daughter – We were lucky enough to see Elena Tonra (aka Daughter) play at the beautiful St Giles in the Fields church in London just before Christmas and sheContinue reading “The next twelve months”