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Drahla at The Guardian

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Drahla review at The Guardian

...scratchy-yet-melodious chord progressions, riffs more jagged than a mountain range, mean basslines and their singer’s hushed yet swaggering performance.
— The Guardian

Larry ‘Ratso’ Sloman at The Guardian


Larry ‘Ratso’ Sloman featured in The Guardian.

He drank with Leonard Cohen, ribbed Bob Dylan and Joan Baez gave him his nickname. Now, 68 years into an extraordinary life, the writer is releasing his first album – with a little help from Nick Cave.
— The Guardian

Sarathy Korwar review in The Guardian


Sarathy Korwar album review in The Guardian.

Jazz musicians have been borrowing from Indian music for more than half a century. Sometimes it was just the textures – the drones of the tanpura, the exotic patter of tablas, the zing of a sitar. Sometimes it was deeper...
— The Guardian

IDLES interview at The Guardian


IDLES Joe Talbot interview at The Guardian

The band’s debut album, Brutalism, was hailed as a rage-fuelled masterpiece. The singer recalls how frustration at being a carer for his sick mum led him down a dark path – and how he learned to channel that anger.
— The Guardian

Craig Finn album review in The Guardian

Craig Finn 'We All Want the Same Things' album review in The Guardian

As ever, there are plenty of character studies – of lovers and barflies and drug dealers – but there’s also a sense of Finn mining his own past for narrative detail.
— The Guardian

The Molochs album review in The Guardian

The Molochs album review in The Guardian

Like their fellow Los Angelenos, the Molochs are in thrall to that point in the mid-60s where beat groups, garage bands and psychedelic outfits began to merge into each other.
— The Guardian

Shields - New Band of the Week in The Guardian

Shields are the New Band of the Week in The Guardian

so full of murderously infectious, polished pop, it will make you a) wonder why they didn’t feature in any of the recent ones-to-watch polls but also b) ecstatic that music can still surprise.
— The Guardian