Album Review: Father John Misty – God’s Favourite Customer

father john mistyFather John Misty – God’s Favourite Customer

Indie Rock | Folk | Baroque Pop

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Top Ten Videos of 2017

top ten videosI have a bit of a love-hate relationship with music videos. Sometimes they feel like a relic of the MTV days that we cling to because everyone else is doing them. Other times however, you find such a well conceived and brilliantly executed video that reminds you how they sometimes still have the power to make a band or artist a household name. There’s been a fair few great videos in 2017, and here’s a run-down of some of the best: Continue reading

Top ten albums of 2015

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It’s been an amazing year, and it’s time to look back on the best of what 2015 has had to offer. It’s been a particularly good year for new artists as debut albums take up half of my top ten, beating some bigger acts such as Tame Impala and Foals who deserve an honourable mention. So without any further ado, here are the best albums of the year based on Belwood Music’s ratings. Continue reading

Live Review: Father John Misty, The Plug Sheffield, 26th Oct 2015

Photo by Scott Hukins

Photo by Scott Hukins

After releasing one of the most critically acclaimed albums of the year, the flamboyant sarcastic pseudonym that is Father John Misty took to touring the UK. ‘I Love You, Honeybear’ takes songwriting into strange new territory. His off-the-wall lyrics are so unlike anything else. They captivate you in a way that makes you want half the album tattooed across your body, from the droll and deadpan (I just love the kind of woman who can walk over a man/I mean like a God damn marching band) to the personal and poetic (My love, you’re the one I want to watch the ship go down with). But the words mean so much more when you see the man behind them in action. Continue reading

Glastonbury 2015

glastonbury logo It’s been a bumpy ride but the world’s biggest and most important music festival has concluded for another year. Thankfully for those of us who live too far away, those who can’t afford a ticket and those who don’t fancy trying to scale the Great Wall of Glasto; the BBC have provided tireless coverage across the major stages. The next best thing to seeing the greatest show on earth in person is to watch it warm and dry at home with a cup of tea. Here are my highlights of the festival coverage from across the weekend: Continue reading