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Rob Pollard v Woods: “We make money on the road and that’s just the way it is now”

September 25, 2013


A man, a band, a record label. Rob Pollard talks to Woods’ Jeremy Earl. Woods, Brooklyn’s finest lo-fi folk-rock act, are one of the busiest and hardworking bands around. Jeremy Earl, the singer and guitarist, not only writes and records Woods records, but also runs the Woodsist label, releasing work from a disparate set of […]

Laura Marling on the Obelisk Arena, Latitude Festival

July 27, 2012


written for Festival Republic With three albums of superb quality already in the bag, Laura Marling’s career has been as smooth as Pierce Brosnan singing Frank Sinatra on a P&O cruise ship. Her song-smithery leaves her contemporaries trailing in her wake; like the Sally Gunnell of the modern music world, she sprints comfortably out in […]

In Defence of Laura Marling

July 20, 2012


written by Robert Pollard- photograph Sam Ellis It may seem odd that someone feels the need to write a piece defending Laura Marling given the unblemished nature of her career. Three albums in and she is riding high; selling out large gigs, making albums the Guardian fawn over, and taking her pick of festival dates. […]

Laura Marling – Radio 2 In Concert – BBC Maida Vale Studios

September 23, 2011


written by Rob Pollard  Last night’s Radio 2 In Concert featured Laura Marling playing an intimate gig recorded at BBC Maida Vale studios in London. It was a beautiful performance and one which can be heard on BBC iPlayer for the next seven days. It is difficult to write about Laura without using endless clichés […]