Roam With A Roman

Hadrian’s Wall stretches 73 miles across northern England, and was once the northern most frontier of an empire which ruled a quarter of the world. I find out more about life up here with my very own Celt to guide. Standing with our backs against the ancient wall, wind billowing against us, we’re asked toContinue reading “Roam With A Roman”

Hadrian’s Wall: Roman discovery in Britain

Hadrian’s Wall stretches 73 miles across northern England, and was once the northern most frontier of an empire which ruled a quarter of the world. I find out more about life up here with my very own Celt to guide. Standing with our backs against the ancient wall, wind billowing against us, we’re asked toContinue reading “Hadrian’s Wall: Roman discovery in Britain”

We Were Promised Jetpacks – I Keep It Composed

Menacing and brooding, as propulsive as ever I keep It Composed is the first track to be taken from We Were Promised Jetpacks‘ forthcoming LP Unravelling. It’s dark than before. Assured and strong, although always quivering with fraught emotion, this is a powerful and reactive track that demonstrates the impassioned perfection and talent of the Scottish band. lhttps://soundcloud.com/fatcatrecords/we-were-promised-jetpacks-i-keep-it-composed-1

Broken Records – Weights & Pulleys

Out May 19th via JSharp Records. Weights & Pulleys is Broken Records third album, and cements their role as one of the most wholesome indie folk bands out there. Packed with undeniably good tunes, it is however a little safe. After the critical success of previous album Let Me Come Home it almost seems asContinue reading “Broken Records – Weights & Pulleys”

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”