Waxahatchee at Oval Space

It’s a Monday night, but the pubs around Oval Space are heaving, as this little corner of London gets ready to welcome Waxahatchee. Tonight is the first gig of the tour, and with it comes a new support. Ex-Void might be dressed in matching pastel, but their tunes are certainly not tranquil. Led by AlannaContinue reading “Waxahatchee at Oval Space”

Field Mouse – Episodic

Released on Topshelf Records, August 5th Field Mouse are far less timid than their name may suggest. New album Episodic sees the American band (Rachel Browne – vocals/guitar, Andrew Futral – guitar, Saysha Heinzman – bass, Tim McCoy – drums, Zoë Browne – synth/rhodes/vocals) up tempo and angst, with riffs that pound and vocals yearning withContinue reading “Field Mouse – Episodic”

Waxahatchee – The Dirt

Sadly, Katie Crutchfield, better known as Waxahatchee, had to pull out of her Wichita birthday show at Islington Assembly Hall earlier this week, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t get our fill of punchy rawness, unsettling guitar and powerful lyrics. New single Dirt is one of the most upbeat from recent album Ivy Tripp, butContinue reading “Waxahatchee – The Dirt”

Waxahatchee – Ivy Tripp

Ivy Tripp is a term that Katie Crutchfield, her band Waxahatchee, invented to describe the directionless feeling experienced by modern twenty somethings and her album of the same name is the soundtrack to that experience. Taut in execution and tender in sensibility, it’s an album of growth and reflection, this follow up to 2013’s CeruleanContinue reading “Waxahatchee – Ivy Tripp”