EPs of 2015 (20-11)

20-11  –  10-1  –  Tracks & albums 20 The Vegan Leather – This House A work that possesses both the sincerity and conviction necessary to remind any listener than pop can be more than just clean synths and solid marketing. While it in part feels like the gritty precursor to a potential masterpiece, This House is aContinue reading “EPs of 2015 (20-11)”

Sorren Maclean – Winter Stay Autumn [Middle of Nowhere]

Never judge a book by its cover, or an album by its artwork. Winter Stay Autumn, with its predominantly drab, painted front cover and darkest-time-of-the-year title, is nowhere near as cold as everything is telling you it is. Maclean’s voice is warm and inviting – if you pick up a winter vibe, then at theContinue reading “Sorren Maclean – Winter Stay Autumn [Middle of Nowhere]”

Sorren Maclean – Way Back Home [Middle Of Nowhere]

Way Back Home is the impressively sophisticated new EP from Mull-based songwriter and guitarist Sorren MacLean. Having spent years writing, recording and touring with the likes of Roddy Woomble and Mull Historical Society, MacLean now makes melodic folk-pop in the vein of Stornoway or Ben Howard. The title track sets the scene for the EPContinue reading “Sorren Maclean – Way Back Home [Middle Of Nowhere]”

Roddy Woomble, Sorren Maclean at Oran Mor, 10/9/14

The last time Roddy Woomble brought his solo show to Glasgow it was a chilly January evening in the middle of a bustling Celtic Connections, tonight’s show may be on a warm late-summer’s day, but both Woomble and Sorren Maclean make music that feels like the moment you wrap a duvet around yourself on aContinue reading “Roddy Woomble, Sorren Maclean at Oran Mor, 10/9/14”