Review: Edward Scissortongue & Lamplighter – Tell Them It’s Winter

Unlike many hip-hop releases, in which the MC is presented as a solo artist with a faceless beat-maker sitting in their shadow, Tell Them It’s Winter feels like a true collaboration, despite Ed Scissor’s name being on the cover. The partnership that Ed has had with Glaswegian musician Lamplighter has been this way since their…

Review: Shirlette Ammons – Language Barrier

Many of the best albums around are rife with contrast. Variety may be the spice of life, but a journey through light and dark; soft and loud; genre A and subgenre X can certainly add a great deal of flavour to a collection of songs too. Language Barrier is a strong example, but the contrasts…