Review: Driving Mrs. Satan – Did You Mrs. Me?

In the world of heavy metal, the parodying and covering of songs in inappropriate musical styles is surprisingly common. All over the internet, fans of this traditionally stoic and closed-minded genre have gleefully mixed the most extreme and bleak tracks with pop, big band jazz or electronic music. From Richard Cheese to Andy Rehfeldt; from…

Review From the Archive: John Wheeler – Un-American Gothic

This album is the first full-length solo effort from Hayseed Dixie frontman John Wheeler – and it certainly manages to keep up with the legacy of offbeat, folky tunes. Written whilst on tour with the band in 2011, Wheeler travelled to every show in solitude on his motorbike, making for a soulful and varied album….

Review: Jenny Lysander – Northern Folk

Accurately reflecting place through music is no mean feat, but 21-year-old Scandinavian folk artist Jenny Lysander has perfected it. Her debut album Northern Folk, released on April 27th, manages to paint exquisite pictures of Nordic scenery in twelve concise tracks. Seeming lyrically and vocally far beyond her twenty one years, the Swedish folk artist has…