Various Artists – Music And Migration III

Not many labels could pull off releasing three ornithologically-themed multi-artist compilations… but then Second Language is far from being an ordinary enterprise.  Following on from its prequels released in 2010 and 2011, this third and final part of the Music And Migration trilogy could be the best - or at least the most cohesively refined - in … [Read more...]

Skyline Pigeons – House of Mysteries

This is a sonically lush album, heavy on the reverb, that at times comes weirdly close to evoking The Cowboy Junkies’ classic Trinity Sessions. While some of the songs risk being serious downers, there is always a little pep just around the corner. According to their Facebook page, the Skyline Pigeons sing songs that “reflect personal stories of … [Read more...]