Listen: Only Girl – ‘Heights’

The follow up to previous single Fortune, Heights once again sees Only Girl’s soulful vocals shimmer over sparse snares and euphoric, sporadic piano chords.

An interview with Willy Mason

After a 5 year absence, Willy Mason returned with his first album of new material since 2007′s If the Ocean Gets Rough, late last year. I caught up with him to chat influences, touring and recording.

Notes On… Battle Lines

In calling themselves Battle Lines, today’s Tipping Point tip have perfectly summed up their latest offering, I feel. ‘Colonies’, the latest track from the Leeds based quartet, seems to be fraught with inner conflict.

Notes On… Go Wolf

In 1995, Joan Osbourne asked “what if God was one of us?” It’s nice to imagine, I think. It’s a concept that Belfast trio Go Wolf (kind of) explore in recent single ‘Even God.

Notes On… Bruce Springsteen’s Wrecking Ball

Nearly 40 years since he first donned his leathers, wrapped his legs round those velvet rims and declared “tramps like us, baby we were born to run“, Bruce Springsteen releases Wrecking Ball, his 17th studio album, and quite possibly, his angriest yet.