Rachel Sermanni – The Boatshed Sessions

The lovely Rachel Sermanni has played events for me, slept at my house, made me porridge, and even discovered a mouse in my house, or moose in my hoose. But over the last two years, 21 year old folk-noir balladeer Rachel Sermanni has played over 400 shows across Asia and North America, as well asContinue reading “Rachel Sermanni – The Boatshed Sessions”

A Sunday afternoon in Reading – Festival 2012!

A little bit corporate, somewhat dirty, with its big wire fencing, dusty paths, and discarded chip trays, Reading Festival isn’t one I usually cite as one of my favourites, sometimes lacking the spirit and joie de vivre that percolates smaller festivals. However, with a big reputation, big bucks, and a big profile, it does attractContinue reading “A Sunday afternoon in Reading – Festival 2012!”

Rachel Sermanni – Black Currents EP

Released on February 6th 2012 Reviewed by Francesca Baker Atmospheric wind and whooshes, punctuated by the dull thud of bass open Black Currents EP, with Breathe Easy the perfect introduction to Rachel Sermanni’s dextrous shuffles along the fretboard and earthy emotional songcraft. The momentum soars as Rachel sings ‘I hold my hands up, my bloodyContinue reading “Rachel Sermanni – Black Currents EP”

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”