NEW MUSIC: VASHTI BUNYAN 'HEARTLEAP' LP (VIA SPINNEYSONGS)

Vashti Bunyan | 10/10/14

Nine years after ‘Lookaftering’, her last album of new material, legendary British singer-songwriter Vashti Bunyan returns with a breathtaking new LP. Recorded largely in her home studio, ‘Heartleap’ (Fat Cat Records) is a unique and entrancing collection of ten songs forming what Vashti is adamant will be her final album. SPOTIFY

NEW WRITER: KING JAMES & THE SPECIAL MEN (JIMMY HORN)

King James & The Special Men | 25/09/14

Domino welcomes "the champions of New Orleans classic R&B…" -Alex Rawls, My Spilt Milk

Hot. Sweaty. Raw. Soulful. King James & The Special Men sound like New Orleans on wax, and they represent the Crescent City like no other. Rhythm & Blues ("Rock and Roll", as it's referred to outside of New Orleans) was born in "The City That Care Forgot" during the late 40's/early 50's in the years after WWII, and these very special men... Read more?

THE TELEVISION PERSONALITIES

Ask anyone. Anyone with even just a slightest interest in pop music and they will all have a different take on The Television Personalities... Someone will mention that they were Kurt Cobain's favourite band. Someone else will go on about how they were the inspiration behind Creation Records and Alan McGee's biggest heroes. And a third person might call them the Original Babyshambles, from across the room someone will ask if they really did support Pink Floyd on the back of their 'I Know Where Syd Barrett Lives' single. And didn't they have the cheek to call an album They... Read »