CAVEY // ABOUT TO START – A REVIEW

Today I bring you Cavey a bluesy London based alt-rock four-piece band consisting of Luke Cave on Guitar and Vocals, Alexander Chalstrey on Piano, Organ and Rhodes, Chun-Ting "Refa" Wang on the Upright Bass/Bass guitar, then Adrian Ortman on Drums. They’ve just released a smoky and soulful new song called "About to Start". The song [...]

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YOU ME AT SIX ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

The U.K. chart-topping rock band You Me At Six is back and set to tour the United States and Canada in 2019 in support of their sixth studio album, VI. The tour "Back Again" tour set to kick off in Boston at the Brighton Music Hall on February 22 of next year, with tickets going on sale [...]

TROPIC // THINKIN’ BOUT YOU – A REVIEW

The guys of Tropic are back with another soulful cover ... Remember Tropic? The soulful Electro-R&B Pop duo I recently introduced you to. Well, now they’ve dropped a brand new cover. This time the groovy duo take on one of my faves, Frank Ocean and his hit “Thinkin’ Bout You”. Tropic is a group who [...]

INTERVIEW WITH … SAM HALE

So I did my first phone interview with Nashville based Singer-Songwriter Sam Hale. His new EP; Somewhere Between Love & War is out October 12th. We chatted music, Nashville, family and his Iranian heritage ... [The interview has edited for clarity and context] The Reclusive Blogger: Hi, Sam, How are you today? Sam Hale: I'm [...]

SAINT CLAIR // ‘D2’ [EP] – A REVIEW

Emma Topolski (Childcare) forms new solo project as 'Saint Clair' ... Today I bring you, Saint Clair. It's the solo project of Childcare Bassist (they recently toured with Bastille), musician and singer-songwriter, Emma Topolski. Her debut EP, ‘D2’ was released today (11/14/18) and it's definitely something not to be missed. On ‘D2’ we find Emma [...]

INTERVIEW WITH … OCNS BAND

ABOUT OCNS: OCNS took time. Time allowed growth and change, but most importantly the opportunity to arrive at the right place in the right moment. Six years have passed, and in that time OCNS have grown from three members to six; finally becoming complete. With six unique perspectives, OCNS meld haunting tones of ambience, melodic tones [...]