Even The Darkness Has Arms 

I heard this , unannounced, on 6 Music yesterday and immediately knew it was the Barr Brothers.  It is on their second album, due out in October. This fabulous Canadian 4 piece provided my gig of the year 2013, this too is a live version recorded at the stunning Harpa building in Reykjavík, the friendliest […]

Bite Your Tongue 

It has been another of those weeks with a full and varied range of LAA related problems. My work, as ever, is at the fractious end of the “mutual trust and co-operation” spectrum. The use of quotation marks demonstrates what you probably already know that these are warm but empty words and as much a […]