Julien Baker – Turn Out the Lights

November 14th, 2017 by

Back in 2015, a little known Tennessee songwriter named Julien Baker released her first album, Sprained Ankle. That intimate collection of songs, originally self released, featured little more than Baker and her guitar but sowed the seeds of her rise to success. Fast forward to the present, with Baker now signed to Matador records, the […]


Andy Shauf – The Party

May 28th, 2016 by

For many, a move to a major label would herald a big leap forward into unknown territory. For Andy Shauf on his major label debut The Party, it isn’t a case of reinvention but a continuation down the same path. Recorded in his home province of Saskatchewan, The Party certainly has a lot more sparkle than […]