By Aisling Lally According to the show’s description, Ali Matthews (the solo performer and creator of The Ballad of Isosceles) “weaves participatory experiences out of text, song and scenographic environment that are designed to play with certain ‘difficult affects including intimacy, distance, desire and alienation”. Delivering a new myth explaining the origins of the forgotten tenth muse Envy, Matthews does just that in a short 30-minute piece. She performs original songs f
By Lucy Harte Almost four years on from their first EP, Patch & The Giant’s debut album All That We Had, We Stole is finally here. Unknown Magazine speaks to the Alt-Folk quintet about the creative process behind the album, their experiences on the road and what’s next for the band. How does your debut album differ from your previous EP? Luke: It’s better. In hindsight, there were a few changes that we would have made with the EP. A few things we would have done differently.
By Lucy Harte We Will Need Courage is a diverse debut album from London-based singer-songwriter Lauren Ray. From an international background, Ray has previously worked in the music industry with songwriters for well-known artists such as Beyonce and Jennifer Lopez. Her own work, however, has been compared to the likes of Norah Jones – though perhaps a little less country. Short and sweet with a runtime of just 35 minutes, We Will Need Courage manages to still encompass a mixe
By Lucy Harte If Moulettes’ sound could be described in one word, it would be ‘intricate.’ Constantly challenging themselves, each song is vividly elaborate, from the detailed meaning behind every lyric to their harmonic, polished sound. Though previously compared to artists like Pink Floyd and Pentangle, the Brighton-based band encompass elements of folk, progressive rock and pop with their own unique style. All five members multi-task with multiple instruments: cello, basso