Tag Archives: Martin Carthy

Rage at the dying of the light – back into the world of David Lance Callahan, Dragon Welding, and The Wolfhounds

Of 22 acts on the NME’s celebrated C86 indie cassette compilation, The Wolfhounds, while uncompromising from day one, proved to be real slow-burners, given the benefit of 35 years’ hindsight. While Primal Scream and The Wedding Present found commercial success … Continue reading

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Celebrating Preston Pop Fest 2021 … and the (hopefully) imminent return of live music

Whisper it, but while we never seem to be too far away from the latest new wave when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic, spring and summer are definitely on the mind, and surely … hopefully … better days await. … Continue reading

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Introducing the Islandman – the Elliott Morris interview

There’s a song on The Waterboys’ 1990 album Room to Roam that appears particularly apt in describing the career journey of inventive guitarist and singer-songwriter Elliott Morris. In Islandman, Mike Scott cites England as his ‘spine, the backbone and the … Continue reading

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