Song of the Week #18 (2020) – Big Joanie

Can’t let this one pass without comment. The new single from Big Joanie is going to be a cover of Solange’s ‘Cranes In The Sky’. If you’ve seen Big Joanie in the last 18 months, you’ll recognise one of the highlights of the live set. The single is coming out on 7″ through Third Man…

Song of the Week #18 – Malibu Shark Attack

Song of the week? Not just – quite probably song of the year. Please buy this song here and read Tribe One’s short essay about the song. Proceeds from the song will be donated to The Black Lives Matter Global Network, The NAACP, The Bail Project and The Atlanta Solidarity Fund.

Song of the Week #16 – Good Dog

Good Dog is the performing name of musician/producer Suse Bear of Tuff Love. Whilst it’s not clear if Tuff Love are still a thing, Suse has just released ‘Creature’ a collection of songs that she wrote and recorded in her twenties (on Lost Map). The record is principally a download album but there are a…

Song of the Week #14 (2020) – De Rosa

Well, 2020 may have so far managed to outshit the dreadful recent years exponentially, but at least there’s a new De Rosa single. ‘Mystery Walks’ has been a staple of the live set for the last couple of years and is the latest in a long line of gorgeous De Rosa melodies (think ‘New Lanark’,…

Song of the Week #12 – Sophia

  I’m always amazed when this wee blog attracts the attention of artists that I like, particularly from musicians who are further afield. So it was lovely to get a couple of nice messages from Robin Proper-Sheppard of Sophia to thank me for flagging up on Twitter that, well, I’d simply listened to a couple…

Song of the Week #10 (2020) – The Beths

The last time the Beths were spotted in Europe they were concluding a summer of dates with a view to returning to New Zealand to record album #2. The first fruits of those recordings came out last week with the release of  single ‘Dying To Believe’ preceding second album ‘Jump Rope Gazers’ out on 10…