Damon & Naomi – False Beats And True Hearts

Although some still may mourn the short life and abrupt passing of Galaxie 500 – with last year’s back catalogue reissues no doubt exacerbating such feelings – it’s arguable that the split was ultimately creatively beneficial to the threesome in their subsequent creative roles.  Hence Dean Wareham was able to take his distinctive tones, gifted … [Read more...]

Samson & Delilah – s/t

As the noughties seem to be evaporating somewhat prematurely, so does the enthusiasm for the folk-rock revival that characterised the dawn of the decade.  Whilst wormholes back to late-‘60s/early-‘70s folk-centric revivalism - opened on respective sides of the Atlantic by Devendra Banhart and James Yorkston - may never close fully, the … [Read more...]