Rocking Magpie – Review of Crayon Angels’ Postcards

What a lovely review from Rocking Magpie. Now, you heard the man, buy the CD (so I can get back in the dining room).

The Rocking Magpie

CRAYON ANGELS X

Crayon Angels
POSTCARDS
Submarine Broadcasting

Well Crafted and Quintessential English Pop/Folk Crossover At It’s Finest.

I have to hold my hands up here because Crayon Angels not just appealed to my vanity when they got in touch asking if I would review this, their second EP (saying really nice things about RMHQ) but also resorting to ‘payolla’ by including a cool badge with the CD …..and I do like a badge!
In fairness that only goes so far with me; as my time is far too precious to waste on music I don’t like; so it was a lovely surprise to hear opening track The Last Leaf sounding uncannily like mid-period Beautiful South; with singer Natalia Castiglioni’s warmly absorbing voice winning my heart in an instant on a quirky love song.
As they say themselves this trio from the Essex Hinterlands are very difficult to pin down; as they are…

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Review: Ian Haygreen/The Tides Erase All Things

'The Tides Erase All Things' is the latest release from Ian Haygreen, self styled "Classically trained pianist who buggers around with electronic music in several genres as the mood fits". The mood in this instance is revealed in a footnote that indicates this release is 'Droneseries #1'; it's a long-form piece comprising a single track …

Call for submissions

We are pleased to announce the launch of three new compilations. The project, which we are calling Exhibition, will comprise three volumes: Red - this will contain the experimental, atmo, 0bpm and possibly the dark ambient. Green - this will contain regular ambient/instrumental pieces. Blue - everything else, so alt-pop, synthwave, space rock, indie, radio-friendly and so on. …