This sort of energy & perspective hasn’t made waves in this manner since punk-rock first took over the airwaves & the live scene. The organic, acoustic energy of the band makes for an enjoyably rhythmic & quite delicate take on rat-race angst & unstoppable passion.
Thoughtful words summon everyone to rise up from the depths of possessive & negative emotion, bolstering the idea that humans can indeed master their wild lions of passion. One can decide to swim in the dark & blame others for their emotional anguish, or Rise Up.
King Size Slim’s live performances are in a league of their own entirely. Milk Drunk is a stand out clip from his recent 2Seas Session, and to say his performance captivates is a pretty drastic understatement.
The music, the chords & notes chosen to create it, have a mildly melancholic yet seductive sense of care-free progression about them. The observational lyrics & the music work beautifully in unison to allow you to be completely swept away by the song.
Hassan Bin Rashid has a pure & natural connection to music & it’s a joy to witness him in his element like this, even more so with such an experienced, expressive band.
Doc Ventura creates magnificent music from nothing but a guitar & an unwavering level of passion & creativity. Grab yourself a whisky & enjoy.
A sublimely organic take on folk & roots music that is beautiful to witness. Delicately captivating harmonies leave you lost in the echo of their depth.
A short yet intense & varied collection of incredible songs. The sound of the band alone is enough to incite a desire to see them play live.
Fusing those classic indie vibes with some organic, songwriter style jamming, this is everything you’ll need to raise your spirits right back up to the sky.
The music remains organic & real sounding, with a certain softness that gently ushers you into a dream-like state; a feeling of being in some far away land.
The first Sofar Sounds session I ever saw, my first experience of this unusual living room gig – full of people sitting, silently, while some artist played a song so stunning it should be illegal to have never heard it – that was Chastity Brown. Songs from the Shed introduced me to her, the search began. … Continued
It’s been about three years since I first watched John Butler Trio wow the crowd at Australia’s Red Rocks Amphitheater. I wasn’t there, of course. I was at home, drinking tea, hearing the icy rain hit my window. But what a gig. What a moment. Some artists can change the way you think about music entirely, … Continued