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Joanna Newsom & Roy Harper – Palace Theatre, Manchester – 19th September 2010

September 20, 2010


written for High Voltage The Palace Theatre opened up its well-worn doors for an evening of top-class folk music tonight, as Roy Harper and Joanna Newsom combined to create a wonderfully inspiring evening. When a legend of music and a true modern-day great share the same bill it usually makes for a terrific spectacle, and […]

Deerhunter – 2011 UK Tour & Video Release

September 8, 2010


written for High Voltage Atlanta’s finest musical export Deerhunter have released the official video for ‘Helicopter’, a track taken from their superb new album ‘Halcyon Digest’. Frontman Bradford Cox is the brains behind the video, marking the band’s first foray into the ‘audio-visual’ world. ‘Halcyon Digest’ is a truly wonderful album that consolidates Deerhunter’s position […]

Yeasayer – Madder Red

September 7, 2010


written for High Voltage Madder Red is the third single to be taken from Yeasayer’s magnificent Odd Blood LP, and it is arguably the best. Yeasayer pride themselves on creating wonderful vocal melodies; but even with their supremely high standards, this track exceeds expectations. Madder Red is the pinnacle of the band’s new-found pop approach, […]

Deerhunter – Halcyon Digest

September 3, 2010


written for the Sep/Oct High Voltage Magazine Atlanta’s finest musical quartet Deerhunter are back and their latest LP Halcyon Digest is an absolute cracker. The record’s greatest achievement is its ability to more than match the wonderful Microcastle, the previous Deerhunter album that set a supremely high standard which the band had to meet. When an […]