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Moulettes – Live

Five starsMoulettes, Cecil Sharp House, London, 06 December, 2014

Well, the evening starts on a bit of a downer as Eliza Jaye (support act and Moulette) tells the audience that the band’s green room was ransacked during soundcheck and their personal effects stolen. It doesn’t help that she then goes into an angsty song, that only reinforces the bleak note we’ve started on. There’s a lovely song called Déjà Vu, which reminds me of Tanya Donnelly, but unfortunately, the rest of the set leaves me a bit cold, especially the “rock chick” (her words) number at the end. Continue reading

Kings of The South Seas – Live

Five starsKings of The South Seas, Cecil Sharp House, London,
18 November 2014

Tonight involves a long, drizzly walk, past the near-invisible joggers by Regents Park (who don’t think to wear lights or hi-vis clothing to warn you that they’re going to mow you down, oh no), to listen to Ben Nicholls, Richard Warren and Evan Jenkins – the Kings Of The South Seas – launching their new album of 19th century whaling songs. Continue reading