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Grant-Lee Phillips goes Counter-Clockwise
Nov20

Grant-Lee Phillips goes Counter-Clockwise

Read about Grant-Lee Phillips’ new album “WIDDERSHINS”   By Jim Jacob New Release – WIDDERSHIN ( To proceed counterclockwise) Release date : 23/02/2018 Released through : YEP ROC RECORDS   We at Listening Through The Lens are big fans of Grant-Lee Phillips.  His last album The Narrows (2016) had us doffing our collective hats.  You can read our earlier review HERE. Nashville via California singer...

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Tift Merritt’s New Album Stitch of the World – Mesmerising and Powerful
Feb01

Tift Merritt’s New Album Stitch of the World – Mesmerising and Powerful

Read our review of Tift Merritt’s New Album ‘Stitch of the World’   Tift Merritt – Stitch of the World Yep Roc Records Out Now Originally published on addictedtonoise.com.au By Rob Dickens   Tift Merritt’s new album Stitch of the World (Yep Roc Records) is her sixth studio release and follows the acclaimed Traveling Alone (2012). Since that earlier release, the Grammy and Americana Award-nominated Merritt...

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Tony Joe White’s Rain Crow
Jun13

Tony Joe White’s Rain Crow

Read our review of Rain Crow the new album from Tony Joe White Originally published on addictedtonoise.com.au He’s 72. He’s released around sixteen studio albums since his debut (Black and White) in 1969. His two biggest hits ‘Polk Salad Annie’ and ‘Rainy Night in Georgia’ were penned about that time (reportedly written in the same week!!) and there have been so many covers of those songs, I would imagine that there’s been a steady...

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Magical and Mystical
Jan11

Magical and Mystical

Read our review of In The Magical Hour by Aoife O’Donovan Aoife O’Donovan Releases In The Magic Hour 22 January 2016 Yep Roc Records Aoife* O’Donovan is Boston-raised and with Irish heritage.  Her second album In The Magic Hour will be out January 22 2016 on Yep Roc Records. O’Donovan has been lead singer of the progressive string band Crooked Still, was a featured vocalist on “The Goat Rodeo Sessions,” the...

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Chris Stamey’s Euphoria – A Review
May27

Chris Stamey’s Euphoria – A Review

Read our review of Euphoria the new release from Chris Stamey Chris Stamey New Release Out May 29 2015 – Euphoria Chris Stamey has an impressive background.  A key member of power pop outfits Sneakers and The dB’s, producer (at Modern Recording, the studio he’s operated for the past two decades) and collaborator with the likes of Michael Stipe, Yo La Tengo, Ryan Adams, Matthew Sweet, Marshall Crenshaw, Alejandro Escovedo, Flat...

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