Category Archives: Devon Sproule

Golden Bath’s 2013: Moments of the Year

So far the Ironbath has given awards to Jason Isbell for Album of the Year, Bella Hardy for Song of the Year and Ethan Johns for Concert of the Year, but there are more awards to be given for those people … Continue reading

Posted in Americana Music Festival, Amy Speace, Bella Hardy, Buddy Miller, Cayamo, Dawes, Devon Sproule, Emmylou Harris, Ethan Johns, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Hank Williams, Jason Isbell, Jim Bianco, Jim Lauderdale, Johnny Cash, Mary Gauthier, Meghan Arias, Meghan Coffee, Mike Farris, Neil Young, Paul Kelly, Richard Thompson, Rodney Crowell, The Rock Boat | 1 Comment

The Golden Bath’s 2013: Album Of The Year – Part 2 of 3

So this is the list of 20 albums that the Ironbath thought were pretty damn good in 2013 – but didn’t quite reach the shortlist. They are not in any order of merit, but are roughly alphabetical (at least in the … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Cutting, Art Garfunkle, Band Of Heathens, Brandy Clark, Caitlin Rose, Cayamo, Chris Wood, Devon Sproule, Emily Baker & The Red Clay Halo, Ethan Johns, Gillian Welch, Hem, Kim Richey, Laura Marling, London Grammar, Lori McKenna, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Martin Carthy, Michael Jackson, Mike O'Neill, Milk Carton Kids, Paul Simon, Portishead, sarah Jarosz, Steve Earle, Sturgill Simpson, The Civil Wars, The Imagined Village, The Lone Bellow, Willie Sugarcapps | 2 Comments

Please Don’t Chop Another Christmas Tree

 Try as I might the Ironbath can’t find the Christmas spirit this year. Blame the unseasonably mild weather or the impending collapse of the European monetary system, either way it just doesn’t feel like Christmas. What has 2011 been for? Why … Continue reading

Posted in Anna Gilbert, Choir Of Angels, Devon Sproule, Hem, Jane Taylor, Joshua Hyslop, Juliana Finch, Lex Land, Maroon 5, Meg Hutchinson, Nellie McKay, O'Hooley & Tidow, Rebecca Ferguson, Sarah Dawn Finer, Sleeping At Last, Smith & Burrows, The Band Of The Black Watch, The Civil Wars, Tift Merritt | 3 Comments

Albums of 2011: The first 5 nominations

Everyone who is anyone is currently writing their ‘Album of the Year’ list, and if the band wagon is rolling who is going to say that the Ironbath can’t jump on board. This list is split into 3 parts. The first … Continue reading

Posted in Buddy Miller, Cayamo, Devon Sproule, Lucinda Williams, sarah Jarosz, The Civil Wars, Top 5 | 2 Comments

For Folk’s Sake: It’s Christmas

The Ironbath hates Christmas. Really hates it. It is the time of year when you have to be pleasant to the people who you spend most of the year trying to avoid. And presents…. yuck! Back in the day when the … Continue reading

Posted in Caitlin Rose, Christmas Music, Devon Sproule, Kathryn Williams | 1 Comment

Top 5 female performers who should be on Cayamo

It looks as if the Cayamo 2012 line up is more or less complete with something like 37 performers announced although it is evident that male performers out number female by about 2 to 1. The Ironbath would like to propose … Continue reading

Posted in Caitlin Rose, Cayamo, Devon Sproule, Elizabeth Cook, Frazey Ford, Kris Delmhorst, Top 5 | Leave a comment