Black Country, New Road : For The First Time

LABEL: NINJA TUNE ALBUM IN A SENTENCE: Explosions happen when seven friends from Cambridgeshire concoct a potion of post-punk, post-rock, and jazz at their local science fair. Instinctively, almost on principle, I love Black Country, New Road. For The First Time is an exuberant cacophony, charged with inventiveness and chemistry. One of the best complimentsContinue reading “Black Country, New Road : For The First Time”


LABEL: FAT POSSUM ALBUM IN A SENTENCE: The Weather Station takes Laurel Canyon to an 80s disco and cuts deep about grief and anger at the climate crisis. Of the things that I know about hope, I know this most surely, that hope is a battle. Hope is not pulled out of a hat andContinue reading “THE WEATHER STATION : IGNORANCE”