NEW MUSIC: Okkervil River – Don’t Move Back To LA

Okkervil River continued the momentum they gained from touring their last album, Away (2016) and recorded this new batch of Will Sheff songs for In The Rainbow Rain, due out on Friday, April 27 on ATO Records via [PIAS]. On the album, Sheff has penned songs that present a declaration of hope, exploring the bravery of optimism and the beauty of community. In The Rainbow Rain is a ten-song … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Okkervil River – Don’t Move Back To LA

LIVE REVIEW: Okkervil River @ Metro Theatre, Sydney 18/10/11

by Chris Familton Mike Noga was up first, playing primarily on his lonesome which suited the mood and opening slot perfectly. His songs were stripped back to their bare essence of guitar, voice, harmonica and on a couple of occasions some wonderful cello courtesy of The Gin Club’s Bridget Lewis. Noga was in fine form – chatty, cheeky and seemingly undaunted to be standing alone … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Okkervil River @ Metro Theatre, Sydney 18/10/11

OPINION: FAVOURITE SONGS OF 2008

1.  The catchiest album of the year gave us the single She Doesn’t Belong To Me… 2.  The ever elegant Nick Cave and his Bad Seeds produced the slo mo wordy swagger of More News From Nowhere… 3. Bon Iver was the shooting star of 2008 and this was one of the most beautiful songs of the year… Skinny Love…. 4. M38 delivered a convincing … Continue reading OPINION: FAVOURITE SONGS OF 2008