New Year Round Up (Part 2)

The second instalment rounding up some tunes we missed from the tail end of 2017. Let’s kick off with Yowl’s relentless and uneasy Darkroom, a wonderfully vicious and febrile slice of post-punk.   Night Herons’ raw sound is a visceral blend of garage rock and chugging proto-punk – for fans of classic bands like The Stooges or the New York Dolls.   Norwegian psych-rockers Electric Eye’s single Sometimes … Continue reading New Year Round Up (Part 2)

Grant Earl Lavalley – Let The Light Shine In

To understand Grant Earl Lavalley, with his deep country moan and hints of Appalachian yodel, you must read his tweets…”Just like my van, my new shack also has no windows.” For his byline, he writes, “…as a child I used to enjoy finding fleas and ticks in dog hair.” His ‘shack’ is a cabin on the dirt backroads of Joshua Tree, in the Mojave desert, … Continue reading Grant Earl Lavalley – Let The Light Shine In