High Places – High Places vs. Mankind

With such a lush, rich, intricate and distinct sound being so well defined across early singles and 2008’s eponymous debut LP, the most obvious hazard for Rob Barber and Mary Pearson trading under the name of High Places could have been to lapse lazily into repetitious formula.  Thankfully, it’s something the duo conscientiously avoid doing with … [Read more...]

Flipsides & Otherwise: FAO #19

Whilst the relentless multi-front march of the internet is ruthlessly undermining the music industry as we know it, the sheer proliferation and over-production of recorded material can also be considered as part of the problem.  Too many bands barely give us a chance to breathe in-between albums these days, leaving us overfilled and exhausted … [Read more...]