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NEWS: THE TWILIGHT SAD ANNOUNCE LIVE ALBUM – IT WON’T BE LIKE THIS ALL THE TIME

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After the blow of missing what would have been one hell of a two nighter at Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom. The Twilight Sad have collected together a discography spanning collection of live recordings from their 2019 tours and releasing a live album – ‘It Won’t Be Like This All The Time’ A fitting title for the …

Modern Studies’ first album was a lovely pastoral piece of folk-pop, built up around the sound of an old harmonium. Since then seemingly every hipster-Adam-Boyle-type has got themsleves a harmonium, and so it’s good to hear Modern Studies filling out their sound more. The vibe is still relatively downbeat, but trombones and strings are more …

Oh bollocks. I lack the vocabulary to do justice to this record. Any knowledge of minimalism I have is, well, minimal. That BBC4 documentary a few weeks back was enough to whet the appetite and draw out the musical and historical threads between things instinctively liked over the years. From the more direct lines running …