I reviewed Melanie Baker’s ‘False Fantasies’ last month, and I meant to give an update when the entire EP was released. Well, it’s more of the same. And that’s a very good thing. Continuing as she started in ‘False Fantasies,’ the rest of the Dreamer EP is a refreshingly wise and well-written retrospective on youth. […]
Sometimes, song-writing is therapy. There’s a song you have to write to get out your head, regardless of if anyone will truly understand it. ‘Orchid’ feels like a therapy session, a cathartic release of the past in song form. It’s taken from Rosie Carney’s upcoming album Bare, out January 25th, and it is a textbook […]
Sometimes as a listener you don’t get the music. But that’s also the reason you continue listening. You’re compelled to understand it. I can’t say I get RUNAH’s music. But I loved trying to understand it. Her new EP Ghosts was released on Friday 12th October.
All artists are waiting on a flash of divine inspiration. That moment when the words pour out of you in a stream, the chords just sound right, and you think you’ve made your best ever work. Luke De-Sciscio says he headed out into the woods one day, and to his surprise wrote seven songs which […]
Melanie Baker recently spent time in Nashville, a statement of intent for many up-and-coming songwriters. She’s returned home to the Lake District to write her most recent EP Dreamer, being released this Friday (28th September). ‘False Fantasies’ is the first single from the EP, and it sends a clear message: her music is vulnerable yet unashamed.