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Alt-J

Video Vault – alt-J

A cinematic sacrifice

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Thelma

Thelma – “Thelma” Review

Going for the anti-single makes this debut a winner

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Rebekka Karijord – “Mother Tongue” Review

Rebekka’s music has often been quite sparse and minimalist but her powerful voice and ability to create a sombre and intimate atmosphere has always made her music feel bigger than the sum of its parts. Never has that been more true than with her new album “Mother Tongue” which focuses of the most primal of […]

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Young Romance

Young Romance – “Another’s Blood” Review

Time to go underground and dirty with your favourite guitar strapped on

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Bat For Lashes

Bat For Lashes – “The Bride” Review

A concept album of emotion and story over melody

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Higher Plain Music’s Top 25 Albums of 2016

My 25 best albums of 2016. Happy New Year!

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Tori Amos – “Boys for Pele” Remastered Deluxe Review

Shaving every audio clip that she’ll bring…

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James Halloran

James Halloran – “HIM” Review

Drama and theatre collide for a fantastic debut

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Lolahiko

Lolahiko – “The Year We Died But Stayed Alive” Review

The soundtrack for a neon tinged dystopia

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Tori Amos showcases unreleased track

20 years later and it’s still a work of painful beauty

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Douglas Dare – “Aforger” Review

2016’s album for the dark, damp, and trodden on is here

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Eat the Music

Introducing… Eat the Apple

Experimental cabaret alt-pop rock anyone?! HELL YES should be your answer!

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Sarah Walk

Introducing… Sarah Walk

New piano rock songstress to set our worlds alight

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Lupa J

Lupa J – “My Right Name” Review

Teen violin sensation brings an EP way ahead of her years

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Greg Laswell

Greg Laswell – “Everyone Thinks I Dodged A Bullet” Review

The breakup album of 2016

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Completions – “Completions” Review

A one man band of strings

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Ghost Marrow

Ghost Marrow – “Bunraku Warrior” Review

When beauty gets twisted

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Benedikt

Introducing… Benedikt

My first big new discovery of 2016 has arrived

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Top 30 Albums of 2015

30 albums I hope you love – I do!

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Iain Morrison – “Eas” Review

Glasgow’s finest in lamenting indie folk

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