Category Archives: Music – Have You Heard?

Have you Heard? – (87) “Golden Hour” by Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves has just released her album “Golden Hour”. It’s her third album, not counting a compilation of Christmas songs in 2016 (let’s not go there). The first was the breakthrough “Same Trailer, Different Park” in 2013. It was an … Continue reading

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Have You Heard? – (86) “Alternative Facts” by Mush

Mush are a slacker indie band from Leeds. I don’t know a lot about them, except that when I first heard “Alternative Facts” on Marc Riley a few months ago, I was immediately captivated, both by the ridiculously catchy riff … Continue reading

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Have you Heard? – (85) “Honey” by Pumarosa

As we move into the new year, this is the tune I’m loving most. Pumarosa are quite a new band. They are great live. I saw them at Village Underground in Shoreditch in 2016 and Latitude before that. Singer Isabel … Continue reading

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Have You heard? – (84) “Poison Dart” by The Bug ft Warrior Queen

I got home from work reasonably early on Friday. Did my favourite thing. Can of beer and a bit of BBC 6 Music. While lying on the bed and reading Macbeth! There are reasons for the latter. So I heard … Continue reading

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Have you Heard? – (83) Catherine McGrath

Catherine McGrath is a young country singer from Northern Ireland, now based in London. I first came across her at this year’s Latitude. She was first on the Alcove stage at 2pm on the Friday. I liked what the blurb … Continue reading

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Have you Heard? – (82) “Slowdive” by Slowdive

Slowdive are a band who were cast as part of the “shoegaze” movement on the early 1990s. Music in which the guitars drifted and occasionally roared, and the vocals were dreamy. Haircuts were floppy. I was not averse to this … Continue reading

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Have you Heard? – (81) “Babes Never Die” by Honeyblood

My first new favourite album of 2017 is “Babes Never Die” by Honeyblood. It was released in 2016, and I didn’t really pick up on it until the end of year reviews. Honeyblood are Stina Marie Claire Tweeddale (vocals and … Continue reading

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