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Posts tagged “folk

Laura Marling Once I was an Eagle Review

It has taken me a few days to actually sit down and write a review of Once I was an Eagle. I bought it the day it came out and listened to it in the car on the way home. I’m not going to lie, at first I was disappointed but now I think it is a beautiful album of the same standard as A Creature I Don’t Know.

I remembered that Laura Marling’s music was made to be more personal, that playing it in a car was not the right atmosphere for it, so then I decided it must be a headphone album.

By this I mean that there are some things you can only truly appreciate via headphones. Songs can be layered and their true beauty can’t always be heard in a car or on a CD player, headphones are the only medium through which this can be heard.  If there is anything we know about Laura Marling it is that her music is layered and understated and you never hear everything the first time round. (more…)

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Folkstock 140 Character Interview

If you’re wondering exactly what this is, it’s a brand new feature in which Musical Nourishment utilises the medium of Twitter to conduct an interview in 140 characters or less.

All questions will be asked in one 140 character tweet and the interviewee is allowed to answer each question with separate tweets to allow for, well you know, answers. This is also done in the hope that spelling and grammar will not be forsaken. (more…)


Song of the Day: Can’t pretend by Tom Odell

I heard this track in the car today and knew I had to share it with you. I caught the tail end of it and thought for a little that it was Mumford & Sons, after a few seconds it became apparent that I was utterly, utterly wrong. I was actually an idiot for thinking it was them because this track, this artist is entirely different. (more…)