Dust On The Breakers are an American collective based around core members Jeff Linsenmaier (The Czars), Jeff Davenport (d.biddle), and Tim Husmann (Crooked Fingers). Here, they shed some light on how they make a very unique musical set up work with such aplomb.
Originally a studio project birthed from the current burgeoning Blessing Force collective, Sebastian Reynolds catches up with Trophy Wife to talk about their transformation into a serious live act, inspirations and a look ahead to what 2011 will bring.
Taking a different route to musical greatness than his label mates, Eric Chenaux has crafted, with the help of Ryan Driver, a timeless album.
With festival headline spots above the likes of Kasabian and N*E*R*D plus support slots with Muse confirming the band’s colossal status – the band still remain largely unknown in their native UK. Sebastian Reynolds plays the ‘getting to know you’ card.
The mainstream commercial and critical success of Foals and Stornoway has been unprecedented and a great victory for putting Oxford back on the musical map where it belongs. Sebastian Reynolds takes a closer look at two emerging scenes “Blessing Force” and “Ox-Fi”.
When he first heard there was going to be a film the life of Serge Gainsbourg released this summer, Philip Ilson from the London Short Film Festival – a massive Gainsbourg fan – wanted to do something to celebrate its arrival….
Eric Chenaux, Toronto based and released by legendary Montreal label par excellence Constellation Records, is one of the best country folk song writers and singers around
A fittingly chaotic, energised bookend to a career of being one of the top indie guitar pop bands of recent times. Sebastian Reynolds reviews the emotional Supergrass farewell show.
On his latest opus, Flying Lotus has crowed himself as an ambassador for creativity in spheres that can so often be preoccupied with macho self-aggrandising and artless posturing.
A quiet victory of a record, hardly reinventing the wheel, but there’s more than enough atmosphere, humour and hang dog charm to make this an album well worth investigating.
Magnetic Fields woo a reverential crowd, treated to a perfect selection of tunes from the impressive back catalogue.
A storming, giddy pirouette of a record that’s epic, brooding and inspiring in equal measures. Sebastian Reynolds reviews.
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