Music – Sfardo – Alessio Bondi (Album Review)

Sfardo is a heady blend of the personal and the universal, of local sounds and global sonic adventures, of childhood innocence and more worldly concerns. But more than that it is a beautiful album and if the music alone is enough to make me appreciate its breath-taking and heart-breaking appeal, those who are fluent with his Sicilian words and sun-kissed tales are in for a real treat.

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Never Wanted You – Taylor Mac (Single Review)

That said, once you accept that this isn’t a return journey to the majesty of Two Suns but instead a fairly smart alt-pop song in its own right, you can begin to enjoy it. And there is a lot to enjoy, clean and picked guitars, some wonderful musical motiffs threaded through and a more than competant vocal that wanders between cool understatement and sweet indie-pop deliveries.

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