ALBUM REVIEW: Grand Salvo | Slay Me in My Sleep

by Chris Familton On 2009’s Soil Creatures, Melbourne singer-songwriter Paddy Mann (aka Grand Salvo) impressively blended poetry, folk and classical music into a delicate work about life’s intricacies. Three years and a short-lived relocation to Berlin later, and he’s returned with his finest work to date. Slay Me in My Sleep is an ambitious concept album about an old lady and a young boy who breaks into … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Grand Salvo | Slay Me in My Sleep

LIVE REVIEW: Sophie Hutchings @ Raval, Sydney 28/10/10

written by Chris Familton Tired Hands had the task of easing the punters back into their comfy high-backed armchairs at the intimate Raval, a venue that feels like you are in the lounge of a strangers house or at a wedding where you only know the groom. Tired Hands is a man, his guitar and a quavering, rich voice. Though the tempo of his songs … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Sophie Hutchings @ Raval, Sydney 28/10/10