Pre-sale of the week: Big Thief – Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You, out 11 February

Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You is a sprawling double-LP exploring the deepest elements and possibilities of Big Thief. To truly dig into all that the music of Adrianne Lenker, Max Oleartchik, Buck Meek, and James Krivchenia desired in 2020, the band decided to write and record a rambling account of growth as…

New releases for 11 October 2019

Once again we have winnowed 6 splendid recommendations from the chaff of this week’s releases. First is Giants Of All Sizes, the eighth studio album by Elbow. Lead singer and lyricist Guy Garvey describes the album as: “an angry, old blue lament which finds its salvation in family, friends, the band and new life.” This…

New releases for 3 May 2019

We start of this week’s 6 lovelies with Joy Williams, formerly one half of The Civil Wars, who brings us her second solo album, Front Porch, and it’s a smasher! Already receiving praise from the likes of Rolling Stone, this album returns to the folk-oriented emotions of her Civil Wars days and has produced 12…