Saturday, 17 June 2017

Reaction music corner: Crack up

Fleet Foxes | Crack Up (Nonesuch) | Rated: 8 Album opener “”I Am All That I Need / Arroyo Seco..

By Hudson Roe


Saturday, 8 April 2017

Reaction music corner: Pure Comedy is songwriting of the highest order

Father John Misty | Pure Comedy (Sub Pop) | Rated: 9.5 On paper, an album which features a thirteen-minute ten-verse..

By Hudson Roe


Saturday, 1 April 2017

Reaction music corner: Overthinking and Forgetting

Goldfrapp | Silver Eye (Mute) | Rated: 8 It feels like British synthpop duo Goldfrapp have been around for ages...

By Hudson Roe


Friday, 24 March 2017

Reaction music corner: a grief diary, set to music

Kelly Lee Owens | Kelly Lee Owens (Smalltown Supersound) | Rated: 8.5 Having worked with Jenny Hval, Kelly Lee Owens’..

By Hudson Roe


Saturday, 18 March 2017

Reaction music corner: Hot Thoughts In Mind in Room 29

Jarvis Cocker and Chilly Gonzales | Room 29 (Deutsche Grammophon) | Rated 8.5 Legendary label Deutsche Gramophon have published a..

By Hudson Roe


Friday, 10 March 2017

Reaction music corner: one of Britain’s finest songwriters returns

Laura Marling | Semper Femina (Rough Trade) | Rated: 9.5 Semper Fermina is as perfect a Laura Marling album as..

By Hudson Roe


Friday, 3 March 2017

Reaction music corner: Everything is Forgotten but it will Be OK

Methyl Ethel | Everything is Forgotten (4AD) | Rated: 8 Western Australia’s Methly Ethel release their second album, following their..

By Hudson Roe


Friday, 24 February 2017

Reaction music corner: Freedom Highway for a divided America

Rhiannon Giddens | Freedom Highway (Nonesuch) | Rated: 9 What a voice. If you haven’t had chance to hear Rhiannon Giddens before,..

By Hudson Roe


Friday, 17 February 2017

Sturgill Simpson was robbed at the Grammys

Much has been made of Adele’s 25 beating Beyoncé’s album Lemonade at the Grammys to win album of the year.  But Beyoncé deserved to..

By Hudson Roe