Josephine Foster – I’m A Dreamer

Having found a refreshed sense of warmth and accessibility - without sacrificing her non-conformity - on last year’s blissful Blood Rushing, Josephine Foster has wasted little time in extending her current purple patch.  So after two essential reissues (a lost album from her formative duo The Children’s Hour and her sublime solo mini-album Little … [Read more...]

Chris Brokaw and Geoff Farina – The Angel’s Message To Me

As rock conventions and clichés dictate, revisiting the hand-me-down songs of pre-WW2 blues, folk and ragtime is too often a cynical excuse for artists to ramp up rootsy credentials, cover material with less copyright-laden financial complications, plug gaps left by writer’s block and fulfil a few contractual obligations.  Consequently, the … [Read more...]