MARION RAMPAL : TISSÉ

LABEL : LES RIVIÈRES SOUTERRAINES ALBUM IN A SENTENCE : A CONFIDENT GALLIC TAKE ON AMERICAN FOLK AND ROOTS MUSIC Part of family life is knowing when to get out of the way. Sometimes love looks like allowing and facilitating close relatives that you love to own the space of a special bond that neitherContinue reading “MARION RAMPAL : TISSÉ”

ROBERT PLANT AND ALISON KRAUSS : RAISE THE ROOF

LABEL: WARNER MUSIC ALBUM IN A SENTENCE: AN ALBUM THAT IS REVERENT WITH THAT WHICH MATTERS MOST. Christian Thinker and Pastor Eugene Peterson once spoke about the relationship between the institutional and spiritual life of the church like this: “Frederick von Hugel said the institution of the church is like the bark on the tree.Continue reading “ROBERT PLANT AND ALISON KRAUSS : RAISE THE ROOF”

ADIA VICTORIA : A SOUTHERN GOTHIC

LABEL: ATLANTIC ALBUM IN A SENTENCE: Roots music that stays cool while it captures a kettle full of Southern heat. What makes a record cool as opposed to good or great? I half remember a favourite Melody Maker review of Dummy by Portishead where the reviewer said when they listened to this record on theirContinue reading “ADIA VICTORIA : A SOUTHERN GOTHIC”