Born Soft is a consistent and adeptly arranged and executed collection of well crafted songs. It is the work of an artist who thinks and feels deeply. It is clear from her words that Cathy Burke understands that life and its gifts are varied and uncertain, however if one persists, one will find golden truths and inspiration in the most unlikely places.
Sammy Craigars’ Nothing Left To Lose is a collection of spectral low fi, doom tinged folk and country ditties that is bound to please fans of Gothic and Death Country.
Once again dirtbird have crafted an album of intimate, haunting and powerful songs that they are known and loved for. This is the band’s first vinyl album and it feels like this recording was made for that medium. Engrossing, spooky, hymnal music that demands the listener’s attention. Regular readers of […]
I have been a fan of Dirtbird since I first heard them play the Guildford Blues and Roots Explosion in 2007. There is something about David M. Lewis’ song writing that demands attention, and this new album is no exception. For those unfamiliar with Dirtbird let me paint you a […]
This album is a watershed and a new bench mark in the blues. A seamless meshing of modern and vintage sounds, that is faithful to a number of mistresses — demure, delightful and dangerous. Blending soul, indie, avante and noise-rock it is born from lips which have been wrapped lovingly […]