Category Archives: Laura Marling

The Golden Bath’s 2013: Concert of the Year

It has been quite a year for live music. With Cayamo, The Rock Boat, the Americana Music Award’s and with gigs around the country (UK) the Ironbath has seen something like 200 sets, from hot new bands like The Lone … Continue reading

Posted in Amanda Shires, Americana Music Festival, Amy Speace, Cayamo, Ethan Johns, Jason Isbell, Joe Purdy, John Fullbright, Laura Marling, Milk Carton Kids, Rosanne Cash, Ryan Adams, Saints Of Valory, Scars On 45, St Paul & The Broken Bones, The Lone Bellow, The Rock Boat, The Rolling Stones, Van Morrison | 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

Top 5 new names for Cayamo (PS they’re all girls!)

The Ironbath thought he would think outside the box – or should that be boat – and try to discover some potential new talent for Cayamo. Some of these names may have had an occassional mention but they haven’t featured significantly … Continue reading

Posted in Alex Wong, Alison Krauss, Amber Rubarth, Angel Snow, Cayamo, Coldplay, Hannah Cohen, Jesca Hoop, Kathryn Williams, Laura Marling, Laura Viers, The Pierces, Top 5, Vienna Tang, Viktor Krauss | Leave a comment

One to watch in 2012: The Staves

The Blog is back! And is kicking off 2012 with a brief selection of artists that might just find a little traction on the slippery slopes of the music industry in 2012. The Ironbath was introduced to The Staves – Jessica, … Continue reading

Posted in Laura Marling, Ryan Adams, The Civil Wars, The Kings Of Leon, The Staves | 1 Comment

Albums of 2011: Another 5 nominations

2011 really was a great year for music. This time last year the choice was far more sparse. There were some great albums in 2010: Caitlin Rose ‘Own Side Now’ (A 2010 release in the UK), Mary Gaultier’s ‘The Foundling’, Laura Marling’s … Continue reading

Posted in Adele, Bella Hardy, Caitlin Rose, Elizabeth Cook, English Folk, Laura Marling, Mary Gauthier, Megan Henwood, Over The Rhine, The Tallest Man On Earth, The Unthanks, Top 5 | 3 Comments

The Staves: Imagine Laura Marling harmonising with 2 sisters

When a guy in Oklahoma asked the Ironbath about a new British indie folk act that are just about to make an international splash by supporting one of the hottest acts of the year, The Civil Wars, he felt compelled to … Continue reading

Posted in Adele, Brett Anderson, Civil Wars, Coldplay, Fleet Foxes, James Vincent McMorrow, Josh Ritter, Laura Marling, Michael Kiwanuka, Mumford & Sons, Nick Mulvey, Paul Thomas Saunders, The Staves, Urusen | 1 Comment

Something old, something borrowed, something blue

Something Old Bristolian comedian and wannabe rock legend, Justin Lee Collins, sat in on the Dermot O’Leary show this week whilst Dermot was off “hugging idiots” as JLC described Dermot’s role co-presenting the UK’s X-Factor TV show. One of his guests … Continue reading

Posted in Elvis Costello, Joey Tempest, Katie Herzig, Laura Marling, Uncategorized | Leave a comment