Whitney. Gig review, Concorde 2, Brighton, 27/06/17

Whitney sizzle in Brighton – Rating: 9/10 Photos and Review by Chaz Brooks. Originally published: Building Our Own Nashville If someone had told me that a hip upcoming band would open up a show with an acoustic falsetto of a Dolly Parton song with only guitar accompaniment to an audience of twenty somethings I’d have said that was a very high risk strategy. That’s precisely why Whitney are destined for big things. Having listened to the band’s hugely impressive debut LP Light Upon TheLake over the past week it’s clear these guys take risks as the norm. All vocals are falsetto. All. … Continue reading Whitney. Gig review, Concorde 2, Brighton, 27/06/17

Erin Rae and the Meanwhiles. Gig Review. Green Note, Camden, London. First published: Building Our Own Nashville.

Erin Rae and the Meanwhiles Green Note, Camden, London 20/06/17 Broken strings, beautiful harmonies and a clean slate made for a memorable night at the Green Note. Excellent support came from Loud Mountains, brothers Kevin and Sean Duggan from Connecticut, now residents of the UK, with a set featuring several songs from the duo’s EP Love One Another. There were tight harmonies and seemingly tighter guitar strings as Kevin contrived to break not one but two strings in a single song. Bravely Erin Rae lent Kevin her guitar so that he could finish his set. He coveted it, joking “hey, this … Continue reading Erin Rae and the Meanwhiles. Gig Review. Green Note, Camden, London. First published: Building Our Own Nashville.