Category Folk

Entertainment for the Braindead : SUN

SUN by entertainment for the braindead I love Entertainment for the Braindead (aka Julia Kotowski). Years back I discovered one of her early albums, put out by Aaahh Records on Jamendo and her work has, over the years, consistently featured…

The Wind Whistles : Window Sills

The Wind Whistles – Window Sills (Aaahh Records) Even more Folk today with Aaah Records prolific tourers ‘The Wind Whistles’, stable mates of the indifferent Keyboard Rebels and the really rather good Entertainment for the Braindead this Canadian duo fit somewhere…

William Elmore : I fell in love… EP

William Elmore – I fell in love… and all I got was this lousy broken heart EP (Jamendo) As I was downloading this I was feeling rather hopeful, the list of influences on Elmore’s MySpace left me with dreams of a…

Entertainment for the Braindead : Hydrophobia

Entertainment for the Braindead – Hydrophobia (Aaahh Records) It’s unnerving when music makes you feel slightly nervous. Especially when the music is, in theory, about as unnerving as a sack full of kittens on a temperate Spring morning in a meadow…

Entertainment for the Braindead : Seven + 1

Entertainment for the Braindead – Seven + 1 (Aaahh Records) One of the first reviews I did was of EftB’s second album ‘Hydrophobia’ which I liberally gushed over like a teenage girl meeting Ronan Keating (or whoever the kids dig these…

The Art Punk Band – Zeno and the Happy Cats

The Art Punk Band – Zeno And The Happy Cats (Jamendo) A very definite example of an aquired taste today in the form of a short album release from American trio The Art Punk Band, who appear to have thrown themselves…

Kauders – Brian Invited June

Some musical ideas always seem better on paper than they do when manifested for the listener. The same can be said of all art I suppose, or at least all art where the process is internal to one creator; the…

Emilie Lund : Emilie Lund

Acoustic female singer/song writer emerging from the Aaahh Records stable, I assume I’m not the only one to immediately connect anyone who fits that description with Entertainment for the Braindead; an expectation which works as a bit of a double…

Entertainment for the Braindead : Roadkill

Entertainment for the Braindead – Roadkill Another Entertainment for the Braindead release, another gushing review from me..? We-ell we’ll see about that. Roadkill is Julia Kotowski’s fifth release and follows on from a very fine tradition of Folk-Pop goodness which…