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Cinder Well : Under the Radar - Features
'Under the Radar' uncovers a groundbreaking new album from one of the forerunners of the new underground roots music movement. Keith How finds Cinder Well’s 'No Summer' a lo-fi masterpiece, which is both reverential and beautiful.

David Ian Roberts : Under the Radar - Features
Keith How in 'Under the Radar' reviews David Ian Roberts' latest pastoral, progressive folk release, 'From The Harbour'.

Help the Witch : Under the Radar - Features
In the latest 'Under The Radar', Keith How reviews the musical companion to a collection of spooky folk stories, and a power trio from Sheffield by way of Joshua Tree.

Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus : Interview - Interviews
The mysterious and elusive Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus discuss their new pair of albums with Keith How.

Sigur Ros : The Image That Made Me Weep - Features
In our series 'The Image That Made Me Weep', in which a different one of our writers or photographers reflects on a favourite image, Keith How writes of the video for Sigur Ros's 'Olsen Olsen'.

Lockdown Special : Under the Radar - Features
In a lockdown special of his regular 'Under The Radar' column, in which he searches out under acknowledged bands and acts, Keith How takes the opportunity to explore some brilliant new music that could easily pass us by.

Karen Dalton : Profile - Profiles
Keith How reflects on the rediscovered career of 60's folk artist Karen Dalton and new box set, 'Recording is the Trip'.

Pefkin : Under the Radar - Features
In 'Under the Radar', in which he searches out under-rated bands and acts, Keith How examines Scottish sound collagist/experimental musician Pefkin and her latest album, 'Celestial Navigations'.

Brian Eno : Ten Songs That Made Me Love... - Features
In 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love' Keith How writes of his ten favourite Brian Eno songs between the ten year period of 1973 to 1983,

Henry Parker/Meadowsilver : Under the Radar - Features
In this edition of 'Under the Radar' Keith How unearths more treasures from the quieter corners of our musical landscape - a talented singer/songwriter and an inspiring new collaboration of psych/folkers.

Mercury Rev : All is Dream - Favourite Album Reviews
In our 'Re: View' section. in which our writers reflect on albums from the past, Keith How finds that a timely sumptuous four CD celebration of Mercury Rev’s 'All is Dream'from 2001 presented with demos, live materials and unreleased material proves to be a relevant and fascinating listen.

Bert Jansch : Avocet - Favourite Album Reviews
Keith How reflects on Bert Jansch's 1979 album, 'Avocet', which has been newly re-released in an expanded version on vinyl.

Hubro Music : Profile - Profiles
Keith How investigates three recent releases from Norway’s eclectic Hubro label and discovers that, once again, the label breaks new and exciting ground.

1967 : Ten Songs That Made Me Love... - Features
In 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...'Keith How reflects on ten of his favourite songs from 1967.

Finland : Under the Radar - Features
In this edition of his 'Under the Radar' column, in which he searches out under-rated and little known bands, Keith How finds himself returning to Finland, a trip with some musical discoveries and chance encounters.

Jowe Head : Interview - Interviews
Keith How talks to former Television Personalities and Swell Maps guitarist Jowe Head about his new solo album 'Widdershins', and is also given fascinating insights into his art and music.

Jowe Head : Interview - Interviews
Keith How talks to former Television Personalities and Swell Maps guitarist Jowe Head about his new solo album 'Widdershins', and is also given fascinating insights into his art and music,

Aaiieenn/Bistro Boy : Under the Radar - Features
In 'Under the Radar', in which he searches out under-rated bands, Keith How writes on a recent trip to Iceland of his discovery of two very different Icelandic electronic artists, Aaiieenn and Bistro Boy.

Aaiien/Bistro Boy : Under the Radar - Features
In 'Under the Radar', in which he searches out under-rated bands, Keith How writes on a recent trip to Iceland of his discovery of two very different Icelandic electronic artists, Aaiieenn and Bistro Boy.

Miles Davis : Ten Songs That Made Me Love... - Features
In 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...' Keith reflects on ten songs from Miles Davis' massively eclectic catalogue and finds ten reasons to love his music.

Jim Ghedi and Toby Hay : Old House Museum, Bakewell, 14/10/2018 - Live Reviews
Keith How watches Jim Ghedi and Toby Hay bring their new instrumental album to Bakewell’s Old House Museum for a Sunday afternoon session.

Rowan Amber Mill : Under the Radar - Features
Keith How in 'Under the Radar' goes on a mystical and magical English pastoral journey courtesy of eerie folk collaboration Rowan:Morrison.

Sorrow : Under the Yew Possessed - Favourite Album Reviews
Keith How examines recently re-released 1993 lost classic 'Under the Yew Possessed', the debut album of Sorrow, which featured Stawberry Switchblade's Rose McDowall and her then husband Robert Lee.

Cobalt Chapel : Under the Radar - Features
In his 'Under the Radar' column, in which he searches out under-rated artists and labels, Keith How examines Sheffield/London-based duo Cobalt Chapel's self-titled debut album, which is an uniquely inventive psychedelic folk classic.

Toby Hay : Under the Radar - Features
In his 'Under the Radar' column, in which he searches out lesser known artists and labels, Keith How reflects on Wales’ best kept secret guitarist Toby Hay. who releases an engaging new recording 'The Longest Day', that follows on from 'The Gathering', last year's highly acclaimed album.

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