Standard Fare are a very tight three-piece hailing from North Derbyshire and now based in Sheffield. They are Andy Beswick, Danny How & Emma Kupa who plays bass & sings most of the catchy well constructed sweet ‘boy-meets-girl’ love songs. The guitarist’s quiet and bashful softly spoken vocals are the antithesis of Emma’s infectious and [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Best Albums of 2010'
Terry Lane - Saturday 05.03.11, 17:25pm
John Williams - Tuesday 11.01.11, 11:57am
Definitely not one to miss, the excellent Sharon Van Etten will be making a one off appearance at London’s Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen on February 13th, doors open at 7pm with tickets priced at just £7.00.
Sharon Van Etten’s excellent second album Epic recently made it into my favourite albums of 2010, our album review [...]
Terry Lane - Monday 10.01.11, 17:49pm
Last year Medway-based Theatre Royal released their debut album, From Rubble Rises, while they continued to carve out a following with their tight, solid live performances across London and the south-east of England.
Theatre Royal are Oliver Burgess (Vocals/Guitar), Robbie Wilkinson (Guitar/Vocals), Brendan Esmonde (Bass) and Jon Gibbs (Drums) and only formed in 2009. The album [...]
John Williams - Wednesday 05.01.11, 19:47pm
A late round up of my top ten albums of 2010, in no particular order.
1. Gorillaz – Plastic Beach
Can Damon Albarn do no wrong? It seems artists from all musical genres are falling over themselves to feature on this latest Gorillaz album and nothing fails to impress.
2. The Xcerts – Scatterbrain
The Xcerts follow up to [...]
Terry Lane - Monday 03.01.11, 19:40pm
As always, I am concerned when compiling a list of my favourite albums of the year there will always be the odd ‘slow burner’ or three that I will listen to again sometime and wish I had included here. Or albums I discover later or knew were released but didn’t find the time to listen [...]