The Brute Chorus
100 Club, London
Tuesday May 26th, 2009
Theirs is music that takes story-telling, southern bluegrass and drags it through a brier of scuzzy hoedown.
The Whip – Trash (Southern Fried Records) March 17th, 2008 3.8/6.0 We are living in worrying times. Without straying too far into the tabloid domain...
Duffy – Rockferry (Polydor/A&M)
March 3rd, 2008
With the industry storm surrounding Duffy threatening to reach Force 8 on the McNicholas-Scale, you would be forgiven for securing all loose debris and adopting the brace position.
What’s that? You’ve never heard of Hereford? Fair enough, not many people have, so let me paint the scene. Picture a winding river flowing through...
You’ll notice that most animal references in songs don’t actually refer to the animal itself.
How can something this mind-achingly good have sold only 12,000 copies and led to Johnston being dropped by Atlantic Records? The ‘chicken or the egg’ dilemma suddenly seems trivial.