Meet The Band: O’Hooley & Tidow

One of the most exciting acts on the contemporary folk scene today; Belinda O’Hooley and Heidi Tidow are accomplished interpreters of everything from Massive Attack to traditional Irish ballads, but it’s their own boundless songwriting and exquisite harmonies that truly shine. Following the release of their widely acclaimed third album The Hum, the duo receivedContinue reading “Meet The Band: O’Hooley & Tidow”

Meet The Band: Man Without Country

Acclaimed electronica duo Man Without Country are currently embarking on an extensive headline UK tour. The tour follows the release of their new album Maximum Entropy, on Lost Balloon. On Maximum Entropy Man Without Country – Welsh duo Ryan James and Tomas Greenhalf – combine sleek electronic minimalism with a love of classic pop music,Continue reading “Meet The Band: Man Without Country”

Meet The Band: The Dunwells

The Dunwells are currently undertaking a UK tour which sees the band perform at Bristol’s Louisiana this week before finishing up in their hometown of Leeds on 28th Feb with a gig at The Wardrobe. The four-piece, made up of brothers Joseph and David Dunwell and friends Robert Clayton and Adam Taylor, released the ShowContinue reading “Meet The Band: The Dunwells”

Meet The Band: Troyka

Troyka are an experimental British trio who make rich and enthralling instrumental music. Featuring Kit Downes (once Mercury nominated in his own right) on hammond/synths, Chris Montague on guitar/loops and Josh Blackmore on drums, Troyka is far more than the sum of its parts and is definitely not your usual Hammond organ trio. Ornithophobia isContinue reading “Meet The Band: Troyka”

Mari Discusses Her Debut Album Gentle Beauty

Back in 2012, Andy Howells interviewed Italian singer/songwriter Mari following the release of her album Gentle Beauty which was produced by former Zero 7 singer Mozez. Do you come from a musical background?  I’ve always been immersed in music since I was very young. I started to study piano but most of all vocals inContinue reading “Mari Discusses Her Debut Album Gentle Beauty”

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