The Malta Independent 25 March 2019, Monday


Whimsy and boundary-pushing from Peter Mulvey

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 10:40 Last update: about 13 days ago Associated Press

Peter Mulvey, "There Is Another World" (Righteous Babe) Midway through Peter Mulvey's new album, he sings about the ravages of time on the tune "Nickel and Dime." It lasts 15 seconds. Mulvey...

The Busker celebrates 7-year journey

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 11:30 Last update: about 15 days ago

The Busker are set to celebrate their 7-year journey in an intimate and raw gig on March 22nd. The group, which has now gained major popularity for their vibrant, witty and feel-good music,...

Carsie Blanton makes disillusionment fun

Friday, 8 March 2019, 12:02 Last update: about 21 days ago Arthur Muscat

Carsie Blanton, "Buck Up" (So Ferocious Records) Songwriters of all political persuasions have labored to define the odd moment we've been living through since the U.S. election of 2016 upended...

The Motet brews funky grooves on 'Death or Devotion'

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 12:01 Last update: about 21 days ago Associated Press

The Motet, "Death or Devotion" (The Motet) Unsuspecting listeners may stumble into "Death or Devotion" and, based on first impressions, figure that it's a lost funk/soul gem from the late 1970s....

Rock’N Malta present Third World and Inner Circle

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 18:56 Last update: about 18 days ago

Rock’n’Malta are proud to present Summer 2019's reggae concert with two legendary bands; Third World and Inner Circle who will be performing live in Malta at Aria Complex on Friday 14th...

Paul Webb is vulnerable Rustin Man on 'Drift Code'

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 12:00 Last update: about 21 days ago Associated Press

Rustin Man, "Drift Code" (Domino) Paul Webb had been working for years on a follow-up to his first album as Rustin Man — "Out of Season," the stupendous 2002 collaboration with Portishead...

Michael Chapman looks back, forward on 'True North'

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 11:58 Last update: about 21 days ago Associated Press

Michael Chapman, "True North" (Paradise of Bachelors) If John Bonham called his drumsticks "trees," Michael Chapman must have cables on his acoustic guitar instead of strings. Like Bonham's...

Evan Dando returns with Lemonheads' album of covers

Monday, 4 March 2019, 11:53 Last update: about 21 days ago Associated Press

The Lemonheads, "Varshons 2" (Fire Records) Cover versions have played a conflicting role for Evan Dando and The Lemonheads, their takes on "Luka" and "Mrs. Robinson" clearing paths but also...

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