Author Archives: Damiaan Van Der Werf

Karvel – Assorted Demos

A misty mesh of melancholia  (listen here) Recommended Tracks: ‘End Of The Night‘, ‘You Don’t Look The Same Anymore‘, ‘The Sun Song‘. Karvel are a three-piece rock group from the UK, comprised of Joe Mallory-Skinner (guitar, vocals), Ben Soan (bass) … Continue reading

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Al Fleeman – The Water is Wide Variations

Soft pads, strings, complex harmonies and skilful playing! Recommended Tracks: ‘Final Glimpse’, ‘Looking Up’, ‘Contact’ (listen here) Al Fleeman is a solo artist from the west midlands. His involvement in music started at a young age, taking tuition in viola, trumpet … Continue reading

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Heroes On Parade – Where Are We?

Michigan sextet kicks down the wall of pop rock (listen here) Recommended Tracks: ‘Save Your Strength’, ‘Changes‘, ‘Pleading’ Heroes On Parade are a Michigan based rock band formed in 2009. After taking their music out of the schoolyard, they have … Continue reading

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The Toastbeards – ‘Official Fools’

Hazy Psych-Rock Meets Candlelight Blues (listen here) Recommended Tracks: ‘In The Beginning (Rough Cut)’, ‘A Beard Of Nonstars’ A sporadic drum fill into the opening track ‘In The Beginning (Rough Cut)’, appears to set the tone for much of The … Continue reading

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