The Hero of This Ad Is Never Alone, But Why?
CreativityThe Hero of This Ad Is Never Alone, But Why?CreativityWe've seen a few films recently in which the protagonist just can't escape from someone who literally, or figuratively, clings on to them (see the hilarious music video from Fabich as the most recent example.) In this ad from Norway, a similar idea ...
Posted on 23 August 2017 | 7:22 am
Grizzly Bear – Painted Ruins - Consequence
Consequence of Sound (blog)Grizzly Bear – Painted RuinsConsequence of Sound (blog)While they never discarded the basic elements of folk harmonies and ornate arrangements inspired by '60s icons like The Beach Boys, Vashti Bunyan, and Van Dyke Parks, they took those inspirations and evolved into one of the more expansive, elaborate ...and more »
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 9:06 pm
Interview: Pixx - M Magazine
M MagazineInterview: PixxM MagazineThere's artists like Vashti Bunyan, Karen Dalton, Anne Briggs and some I discovered more recently like Stereolab, Broadcast. These female influences definitely gave me confidence to look beyond the male dominance of the industry and do my own thing ...
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 4:57 am
On Tour: Keith James – The Songs of Nick
Folk Radio UK (blog)On Tour: Keith James – The Songs of Nick DrakeFolk Radio UK (blog)Described as a wistful genius with a troubled mind, Nick Drake was largely unknown during his lifetime. He recorded only three albums between 1969 and 1972 with his final two albums Bryter Layter and Pink Moon selling no more than 5000 copies upon ...
Posted on 9 August 2017 | 10:52 pm
Sleep ∞ Over - Tiny Mix Tapes
Tiny Mix TapesSleep ∞ OverTiny Mix TapesThe way I tell it, Sleep ∞ Over's Forever is one of the best albums released in this incomprehensible, miserable, dreamy, endless decade. The following “Rooftop” single (with a beautiful cover of Vashti Bunyan's “I Want To Be Alone”) was a stormy ...
Posted on 3 August 2017 | 11:58 am
Report: Tallinn Music Week 2015
Estonian culture, KGB remnants and lots of new music... The last time we alighted in this magnificent city was aboard the craft The Baltic Queen, sailing from Stockholm – hence arriving at an airport after that feels positively pedestrian. That is, until you catch the first glimpse of the old town and it’s perfectly preserved medieval buildings. It’s hard to find an adjective to do Tallinn ...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 6:27 am
SHEL Brings On Spring
“Could we get that turned down a little?” Sarah Holbrook asked, shielding her forehead with an open palm as a yellow-green light fell onto them. Tech guru Garret Kuppelmeyer fiddled with the controls from the back of the bar, working methodically as chatter bubbled up from the front of the house and flowed through the crowd. The lights fell to a cool blue.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 8:12 am
Vashti Bunyan And Animal Collective In
Cult folk singer Vashti Bunyan and Josh Dibb (Deakin) from post-hippy experimentalists Animal Collective met up recently to talk about the EP they recorded together, Prospect Hummer. Charlie Frame was on hand to take notes
Posted on 16 April 2015 | 8:21 pm
Vashti Bunyan: It’s hard to imagine making
Vashti Bunyan’s latest effort, “Heartleap,” feels like a work of revolutionary patience, although she’s the first to admit she’s not quite patient. It unfurls quietly, naked and soulful, toying with listeners’ expectations of dynamics and ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 5:10 pm
Album | Vashti Bunyan – Heartleap
Vashti Bunyan’s more than 30-year absence from popular music was almost as epic as Bill Fay’s. His numbered 41 years between albums. Vashti returned in 2005, 35 years after her debut record. These are certainly facts and cases worth examining.
Posted on 12 October 2014 | 10:10 pm
Vashti Bunyan unveils album tracklisting,
Vashti Bunyan has unveiled a new track from her long-awaited new album Heartleap. 'Holy Smoke' will be the second track on the folk singer's third release, which she has claimed will be her last full album. Heartleap is released on October 6, and will be ...
Posted on 26 August 2014 | 4:30 am
Vashti Bunyan releases "Holy
We've already posted "Across the Water" from cult folk legend Vashti Bunyan's gorgeous new (and final) album, Heartleap (due 10/6 via FatCat), and she's now shared another equally great single, "Holy Smoke." Listen, with her list of upcoming UK tour dates ...
Posted on 26 August 2014 | 3:14 am
Resolved Question: Picking pattern for
Can some please tab out the picking pattern for Winter Is Blue By Vashti Banyan for guitar here is a link to the song :
I would really appreciate this as i have searched Google for ages and i am not good enough to work it out myself :) Thanks I've Looked on ultimate guitar and there is nothing on there for picking pattern.
Posted on 6 January 2013 | 2:37 am
Resolved Question: Who are some artists that
Vashti Bunyan, or even Nick Drake. Really mellow and melodic folk, basically.
Posted on 21 January 2011 | 6:27 am
Resolved Question: Who is more talented katy
Posted on 18 September 2010 | 1:58 am
Resolved Question: Who is the better
Posted on 18 September 2010 | 1:57 am
Resolved Question: Your thoughts on these
Ok folks please listen to the links and tell me what you think.
1. Josh Ritter - The Curse
2. Primitive Radio Gods - Standing Outside A Broken Phone Booth With Money In My Hands
3. Counting Crows - Another Horsedreamer's Blues
4. David Gray - Draw The Line
5. The Good The Bad And The Queen - Behind The Sun
6. Moby - Spiders
7. Asobi Seksu - Thursday
8. Busdriver - Imaginary Places
9. Vashti Bunyan - Rainbow River
10. Madeleine Peyroux - Between The Bars
BQ: Favorite Link?
BQ2: Least Favorite Link?
BQ3: Nick Drake or John Martyn?
BQ4: Do you have a favorite charity? If so which one? Jeez Jimmy Jazz! Their goes about 2/3 of my library and yes I'm like that in real life.
Posted on 7 July 2010 | 6:23 am