Blog interview: Debris Discs

Hello James, how are you? I’m very well, thanks for asking. Congratulations on making the Fresh Faves with Post War Plans, how does it feel? Thank you! It made me very proud. I’ve submitted countless tracks in the past and this is the first one that’s finally made it through to Fresh Faves. I don’t …

Blog interview: Mary Lovett

Hello Mary, how are you? I am very well, thank you, Del.  Congratulations on the release of I Heard The Moon Is In C. How does it feel?  It feels really good to finally get it out into the world. It’s been a bit of a long process, and it’s really lovely to finally have a …

Single Review: “To The River” – Dorsten

Arizona brother and sister duo Dorsten are back and what a number! This song starts off with footsteps and claps slowly, along with finger picked guitars, then Sophie comes in with her signature powerhouse vocal.  Careful. She will knock you off your seat.  Little blonde girl with the big voice?  Of course she is.  This …

Single Review: “Someone’s Sometimes” – Sarah Michie

This song starts off really moody, with chords in the lower register… But Sarah’s vocals come in over the top and it’s such a lovely contrast. It’s such a powerful ballad, and the lyrics even name check “Creep” by Radiohead, and I love that for this song. I’ve just realised there’s a nerdy reference in …

Single Review: “Tears” – Miles Pascall

This new single from Miles Pascall return to what he does best. Great soulful vocals over an epic backing. It’s been a minute since we heard from him and it’s a welcome return.  The stand out parts for me are the chorus, but also the verse where it’s him versus the piano, just giving the …

Single Review: “In The Air Tonight” – Jen Vix ft. Vernon Reid. Words: Sammy Stein.

Jenn Vix is a multi-instrumentalist from Rhode Island, who plays bass, lead guitar, drums, and sings. She is half of the post-punk duo Feeney Vix and has collaborated with an impressive line-up of musicians including Andy Anderson, the late drummer with The Cure, John Ashton from The Psychedelic Furs, Ali Score, original drummer of A Flock Of Seagulls), Reeves Gabriels (former …