Chicago’s Olivia Hudson releases debut album ‘The Ninth House’

Olivia Hudson’s debut album ‘The Ninth House’ is on the face of it an unassuming offering.  Here is where it draws its strengths.  Hudson has written a thoughtful album peppered with autobiographical nods and situational conversations.  Hudson’s raw talent shines throughout ‘The Ninth House’, a collection of catchy, ethereal tracks. ‘The Ninth House’ tracks the year from the beginning of 2017 to the end.  A … Continue reading Chicago’s Olivia Hudson releases debut album ‘The Ninth House’

Top 10 albums of 2018

Charismatic Megafauna – Semi-Regular Wacky London three-piece meld syncopation, synth and shopping all rolled up in a brain fart of anti-establishment zeal.  Probably not one for your Mum; an album to make you think on. 2. Colour Me Wednesday – Counting Pennies in the Afterlife Sophomore album from West London DIY feminist punks.  Jangle pop tackling serious issues with aplomb. Turn ‘Sunriser’ up to eleven … Continue reading Top 10 albums of 2018

Big Joanie release debut album ‘Sistahs’

Big Joanie describe themselves as being “like The Ronettes filtered through 80s DIY and riot grrrl with a sprinkling of dashikis.”  Their debut album ‘Sistahs’ is an absolute triumph.  It’s a sophisticated offering, deliciously cool with sprinklings of Nirvana, Joy Division and Sigur Ross.  Debbie Harry vocals, call back, poppy tracks sit alongside the thoughtful and moody.  Springy pop numbers Token and How Could You … Continue reading Big Joanie release debut album ‘Sistahs’