TRIFFID ALBUM OF THE WEEK: PURPLE MOUNTAINS BY PURPLE MOUNTAINS

19 December 2019 | Blog

December 18 – December 24 Born into a dichotomous family in Williamsburg, Virginia, David Berman was almost destined to be a great poet and songwriter; having a mother he adored with all his being and a father who was a lobbyist for big alcohol and tobacco who he despised. While studying at the University of […] Read more

TRIFFID ALBUM OF THE WEEK: FOREVER TURNED AROUND BY WHITNEY

12 December 2019 | Blog

December 11 – December 17 When Indie Rock favourites Smith Westerns called it quits in 2014, a lot of people, myself included, were at a loss: a criminally underrated Indie powerhouse had stopped writing music, what would fill that hole in our lives? A year passes and Julien Ehrlich and Max Kakacek of the former […] Read more

TRIFFID ALBUM OF THE WEEK: FOUR OF ARROWS BY GREAT GRANDPA

6 December 2019 | Blog

December 4 – December 10 If you’d listened to Seattle band Great Grandpa’s debut 2017 album Plastic Cough you’d be understandably mistaken for thinking that 2019’s Four of Arrows was released by an entirely different outfit. A grandiose departure from the Punk Rock flavoured debut release, the band’s sophomore album Four of Arrows takes a […] Read more

TRIFFID ALBUM OF THE WEEK: PONY BY ORVILLE PECK

28 November 2019 | Blog

November 27 – December 3 Imagine for a moment, that the song writing DNA of Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley was somehow spliced with The Lone Ranger (if The Lone Ranger was a lonely, introspective cowboy) and brought up to contemporary music’s standards; add a splash of 80’s New Wave and a healthy dose of […] Read more

TRIFFID ALBUM OF THE WEEK: TWO HANDS BY BIG THIEF

20 November 2019 | Blog

November 20 – November 26 Mere months after releasing their third and possibly strongest album to date: U.F.O.F, 2019’s quintessential Indie band Big Thief, have doubled down on their success and released their incredible second album for the year, Two Hands. Adrianne Lenker, the lead singer, guitarist and writer of the band has lived a […] Read more

TRIFFID ALBUM OF THE WEEK: SATIS FACTORY BY MATTIEL

13 November 2019 | Blog

November 13 – November 19 It’s not often that an album is not only able to grip you mere moments after it starts, but continues to intrigue, and evolve with each preceding track, Mattiel’s: Satis Factory manages to do exactly that. A splendid combination of Gothic tinged Alt-Country and classic Psychedelic Rock overtones, Mattiel’s sophomore […] Read more

TRIFFID ALBUM OF THE WEEK: PONY BY REX ORANGE COUNTY

5 November 2019 | Blog

November 6 – November 12 Born Alexander O’Connor but more commonly known by his moniker; Rex Orange County is a singer songwriter from Surrey, England. O’Connor released his debut album, Bcos U Will Never B Free, as a free release on his Bandcamp in 2015 at the age of 18 to critical and fan acclaim […] Read more