Posts Tagged: Folk

Rollin’ Nashville

The Civil Wars, Shepherds Bush Empire, 19 March 2012 Harking to a couple of chorus’ from Nashville’s finest sure makes you think. The Civil Wars, fast becoming a runaway success on both sides of the Pond, have a lot going

Rollin’ Nashville

The Civil Wars, Shepherds Bush Empire, 19 March 2012 Harking to a couple of chorus’ from Nashville’s finest sure makes you think. The Civil Wars, fast becoming a runaway success on both sides of the Pond, have a lot going

J. Tillman @ The Garage

This intensity, matched by a voice quite unlike any other, makes his music superior to the Fleet Foxes, and the even more directly comparable Bon Iver. It’s more primal than Nick Cave’s intellectual style, but lacks the drugged and drunken worldliness of Neil Young’s ‘ditch trilogy,’ which is to my mind the very peak of the genre.

J. Tillman @ The Garage

This intensity, matched by a voice quite unlike any other, makes his music superior to the Fleet Foxes, and the even more directly comparable Bon Iver. It’s more primal than Nick Cave’s intellectual style, but lacks the drugged and drunken worldliness of Neil Young’s ‘ditch trilogy,’ which is to my mind the very peak of the genre.