Song of the Week #6 (2020) – Henry and Fleetwood

A new EP is imminent from Henry & Fleetwood as part of Olive Grove Records’ Archipelago series. The record is due out on 20 March and contains EPs 5 and 6 in the series on the one disc. Circle Meets Dot provide vol. 5 whilst the Henry & Fleetwood songs make up vol. 6 on…

Ten Years of Prevention – De Rosa interview

‘Prevention’ by De Rosa celebrated its tenth anniversary a few weeks ago. It’s a special record for me as I started following De Rosa just as they were starting to play new songs that would end up on their second album. Consequently, I got to know the songs on the album quite well ahead of…

Song of the Week #17 (2018) – Martin John Henry

Been meaning to feature the new Martin John Henry LP ‘Some Evil Ways’ since it rather unexpectedly popped into the world a couple of weeks ago but the arrival of a video for the title track has been the perfect motivation. ‘Some Evil Ways’ was recorded by Martin himself and arrived with literally no pre-publicity…

Live at the MPLR- Martin John Henry

We spent a very enjoyable afternoon in the company of Martin John Henry and some friends in the comfort of our own living room. Martin played two sets for us – the first mainly focussing on solo material and the second on De Rosa material. With a handful of new songs and a Will Oldham cover…

Countdown to De Rosa Saturday

The countdown is very much on to Saturday’s joint Cool Cat Club/MPT De Rosa show in Dundee – the band’s first in the city since the end of 2008 and their first after the release of third LP ‘Weem’ on Friday. As at Saturday’s sold out show at the Hug and Pint in Glasgow, the…