Album Reviews

Folk and Tumble album reviews of the latest studio and live record releases from folk, Americana, blues, and country artists across the world.

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Long Day in the Milky Way – Kris Delmhorst

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2nd October 2020

On her 8th studio album 'Long Day in the Milky Way', singer-songwriter Kris Delmhorst is both at one with nature and at the top of her game.

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The Menzingers – From Exile

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30th September 2020

In 2017, The Menzingers set out to escape the 'Midwestern States' but 2020's, 'From Exile' is an unashamedly Americana rework of their last pre-lockdown album.

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Are You Listening? – Saskia Griffiths-Moore

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30th September 2020

'Are You Listening?' by Saskia Griffiths-Moore is a record brimming full of hope and a kind of serenity, a tonic for these strange times.

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Below Sea Level – Eric Johanson

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30th September 2020

'Below Sea Level' is the second full-length album from Louisiana bluesman Eric Johanson - a record packed with riffs and contemporary blues.

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The Man in the Mountain – Bróna McVittie

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23rd September 2020

'The Man in the Mountain' is the latest haunting, charming, and mesmerising album from Bróna McVittie, weaving new life into old folk tales.

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Seasons of Change – Tom Kitching

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14th September 2020

What is Englishness is the big question on Tom Kitching's 'Seasons of Change'. Join the dynamic fiddler on a journey through post-Brexit folk.

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Flowers Where The Horses Sleep – Joshua Burnell

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11th September 2020

'Flowers Where The Horses Sleep' is the third record from the prolific Joshua Burnell in as many years and it's a dreamy, piano-driven delight.

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More Than A One Night Stand – Sunjay

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10th September 2020

Sunjay is a singer-songwriter with the gift of sharp lyrics and catchy tunes. 'More Than A One Night Stand' reminds us of the joy of live music.

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Portraits – Ben Bedford

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4th September 2020

'Portraits' by Ben Bedford is a collection of well-crafted stories and songs that feature on the American songwriters' first three albums.