The New Zealand Aldous Harding has developed a reputation for intense performances and that was clearly in evidence last night during her wide-eyed performance of ‘Horizon’ on Later with Jools Holland. The song is a highlight from her recommended album Party. Harding supports Belle & Sebastian in the Iveagh Gardens this summer. Lorde, Stefflon Don… Read more »

Posted on May 24th, 2017

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TV still has the capacity to surprise musically as it showed famously last year with Future Islands on Letterman. Dublin trad band Lynched aren’t in that category but in their own small way a live appearance for the Planxty-style band was a monumental leap. Little known at home, the “folk miscreants” featured on Later With… Read more »

Posted on October 14th, 2015

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It was great to see 19 year old Bridie Monds-Watson on Later and playing the song that started it all about three years ago in the same fashion unadorned. Her Rough Trade debut album Before We Forgot How To Dream is out on Rough Trade on May 29th. Father John Misty, Lianne La Havas and… Read more »

Posted on May 13th, 2015

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For those who weren’t awake for the near midnight showing of The Weeknd’s debut television performance of ‘Wicked Games’ on Later With Jools Holland last night. Trilogy, which collects the three mixtapes is out now. Listen on Spotify/Deezer. Non-embeddable BBC version here.

Posted on November 28th, 2012

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