New Music – April 2016

April has been a good month for music. I’ve found plenty to listen to on freezing walks to the train station in the morning, and significantly warmer journeys home. I’ve bought a few records, spent hours listening to Spotify, and yet this list only really scratches the surface of the music that’s been released over […]

New Music : March 2016

I’ve been very busy with the day job this month, and therefore finding new music has taken a backseat. Most of these were things were chosen/recommended by people who are not me, but I still think it represents a great snapshot of music released in March 2016. The Iggy Pop record in particular is excellent, […]

New Music : February 2016

Lots of interesting music to showcase this month, including a Bowie tribute, a strong debut from Sunflower Bean and the second album from DIIV. I also can’t get enough of the Yorkston/Thorne/Khan record after being introduced to it earlier this month, and I’ve found myself listening to a few of James Yorkston’s earlier albums as […]

New Music : January 2016

January has been a month overshadowed by the death of David Bowie (amongst others), but has also seen the release of some outstanding records, including a few my long-time musical heroes of mine. The new records by Tortoise and Shearwater did not disappoint, and the Jesu/Sun Kil Moon record is a particular treat that reminds […]

New Music : December 2015

I didn’t discover much new music in December, and the one thing I did play over and over again was a compilation of tracks previously released in 2013 and 2014. I’d not heard of Golden Teacher until I received their record through the post, but I really like it (both the 8 song vinyl version […]

New Music : October 2015

October saw the release of a few records that will probably make my end of year list. It also saw the release of records by some of my favourite artists. I’d been looking forward to the new John Grant record for a while, and it ended up being Rough Trade’s album of the month (as […]