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National Album Day: Nevermind by Nirvana

National Album Day: Nevermind by Nirvana

When someone asks me about my musical inspirations first to mind comes The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Hendrix, AC/DC, Janis Joplin, and Nirvana to name just a few. But if anybody wants to know the album that changed my entire life and made me who I am now, that has to be...

National Album Day: Violent Femmes

National Album Day: Violent Femmes

  I first caught wind of the Violent Femmes six years after the release of their debut album, at the tender age of 14. Followed in quick succession by Hallowed Ground and 3, the Violent Femmes’ self titled album speaks to a younger audience, with the consequent albums...

Darren Hayman Celebrates Thankful Villages

Darren Hayman Celebrates Thankful Villages

Released on 9 November, to coincide with the hundredth anniversary of the end of the First World War, Thankful Villages Volume 3 is the final installment of Darren Hayman’s epic study of rural British life. A Thankful Village is one where every soldier returned alive...

Discover Black Belt Eagle Scout

Discover Black Belt Eagle Scout

Black Belt Eagle Scout (aka Portland-based Katherine Paul) is an indigenous queer musician whose debut album, Mother of My Children, is about "grief and love for people, but also about being a native person in what is the United States today.” Paul has already...

Becoming Bristol Release Sort Myself Out

Becoming Bristol Release Sort Myself Out

Becoming Bristol, formally The Exchange, have released their new single, Sort Myself Out. They collaborated with Los Angeles producer AKA Wolves who has previously worked with John Legend, as well as up and coming acts such as Lostboycrow. Britt Espinosa, from the...