An interview with Easter Island Records

The Kent music scene is buzzing. No longer are bands and labels confined to the big cities, but there’s plenty happening in regions around the country. Local label Easter Island Records are doing great things, so I caught up with them to find out more. Why did you set up Easter Island Records? Initially we justContinue reading “An interview with Easter Island Records”

Girls To The Front

Girls To The Front is a celebration of women in music. Curated by artist Ana Hine, and taking place at Madigan’s Bookshop and Café on Castle Street in Dundee, the exhibition features photographs, screenprints, and paintings of women in music, all based on Ana’s own gig photography. Ana graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College ofContinue reading “Girls To The Front”

Lampland

Lampland is the music of Brooklyn based Tommy Bazarian, who is about to release his debut album, No Mood. All distorted melodies and broken beats, this is fractured Americana that simmers with beauty.  The colourful arrangements — distorted pianos, Halloween-y synths, and chopped-up drum loops – flicker in their fragments, all linked together by narrative lyrics.Continue reading “Lampland”

You Tell Me

As one half of Field Music, Peter Brewis has been honing the craft of pop songwriting for almost fifteen years, whilst Sarah Hayes has been exploring contemporary folk in her solo work, and the world of indie-pop via her band Admiral Fallow. Together, they have created You Tell Me, and the pair’s self-titled debut albumContinue reading “You Tell Me”