She never leaves it in the studio, she never leaves it on the page. Awake me is another mournfully uplifting confessional from Rosie Carney, the Donegal-based singer songwriter. The 19-year-old has overcome more than many do in a lifetime, personally and professionally. Her velvety voice would surely draw envy from the most established vocalists and…
Too many young bands die because everyone is vying for the limelight, but Lowlight Gathering seems to be the perfect name. Their work indicates a mutual respect and a rapport for each other that is too often missing in bands.
“The luxury you have of being an artist is you can actually talk about that stuff, and deal with it. It’s not something I think about all the time, but it’s brilliant to be able to just take it away and write about it and play it; when you play it, you deal with the emotions and you can get on with the rest of your life.”
“the more you give life a go the more you realise there ain’t nothing free. So you work hard, put your heart and soul into it and hope something will grow from that. If not, I’ll still be fifty years of age, still playing music, still recording my own stuff so I’m not really too stressed.”
‘Hesitation Makes‘ begins as the name suggests, hesitantly. Peeling slugs from stones, with radiant waves, like echoes of an underwater earthquake a thousand miles away. The waves continuously approach with more urgency. Art Nikels are a San Francisco band that describe their work as a “blend of electronically fused psych-rock,” and “fuzz-folk morphology.”