Richard Hampson

Listening to Music

FARAI – Lion Warrior

By on 3rd April 2017

Farai’s new sound promises a rethinking of new wave and post-punk. Farai’s producer Tøne seemingly channels Joy Division’s youthful rage and catharsis with imposing synth chords and roughly hewn…

Listening to Music

Vinyl Williams – The Presence of Absence

By on 16th January 2017

Vinyl Williams – Presence of Absence

Lightweight, breathy, ethereal and undoubtedly atmospheric.

The Presence of Absence’ is the standout track from his latest offering LP Brunei, this track hooked me in…

Music Reviews

David Holmes – Late Night Tales

By on 3rd January 2017

Compilation of 2016 for me.

David Holmes Late Night Tales, behind the records review video is a great insight into the Curation of this compilation, He has been a favorite…

Listening to Music

Cass McCombs – Bum Bum Bum

By on 16th December 2016

Cass McCombs – Bum Bum Bum

His new record, “Mangy Love,” ventures into realms of experimental soul, twisted psychedelia, and straight-up rock, this opening track from the LP Bum Bum…

Listening to Music

Julie Byrne – Natural Blue

By on 7th December 2016

US Singer-songwriter Julie Byrne Not Even Happiness’, her second full-length LP, is set for release on 13th January via UK-based label Basin Rock I just heard the first single…