Album review for This Coming Gladness by Josephine Foster released through Bo'Weavil Recordings. Every music paper, zine or blog is talking about folk music at the moment. Devendra Banhart and Joanna Newsom have become icons while purveyors of quite nice but largely insipid songs like Alela Diane (40 000 copies sold in France alone!), Bat for Lashes or Fleet Foxes are surprisingly selling lots of records. In the meantime, folk minstrel Josephine Foster is releasing her fourth (not counting collaborations like Born Heller or confidential CD-Rs) album without any attention whatsoever.
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What's new in the music world this week?
LCD Soundsystem was released on this day (January 24) in 2005.
Watch three incredible live performances from Discovr.TV.
Don't miss the K-pop titans' return to Europe.
Listen to Alex Bayly performing 'Animal'.
Two weeks ahead of Independent Venue Week, Dry Cleaning made 'Britain's Best Small Venue 2015' (NME) the second port of call on their 2020 tour.
For their last gig of the year, The Libertines came back to their adopted hometown of Margate to finish off their latest tour.