Press Cuttings

R2 Magazine 5* Review for “Pigs Might Fly” November 2015

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Sunday Telegraph Magazine 25th March 2012 -The Ash & The Oak “Searching For The Soft Rays” listed as No 3 Best Modern Folk Album by Cerys Matthews!!!!

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Miniature Music Press award 4* review and Spillers make “Searching For The Soft Rays” as their Pick of The Month for February 2012

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Buzz Magazine December 2009 - The Ash & The Oak “Everyone Says”/”Quadrology” single 4 Star Review

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Joy Collective Website August 2009 - Jimi Alexander review

Theres not a dull moment on this album” “This is the sound of Ryan Adams removing his head from his own arse, taking a good look around, grabbing the bottle of whiskey from his bedside table with both hands, consuming it and writing some fucking awesome alt.country songs.” www.thejoycollective.co.uk/blog/?p=1918

South Wales Argus July 24th 2009 - Jimi Alexander article

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Online Version: http://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/leisure/entertainments/4511439.Satellites_show_to_burn_bright/

Rock n Reel Magazine Nov/Dec 2008  Edition

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South Wales Argus November 15th 2008 - The Ash & The Oak Review

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Buzz Magazine October 2008 - The Ash & The Oak Review
See link for reviews page Buzzmagazine or extract below:

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South Wales Argus  Swn Festival Preview - mention of The Ash & The Oak

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Western Mail 7th March 2008 - Music Matters Reviews

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Weblink to above review: www.icwales.co.uk

Weblink to Americana.uk review: www.americana-uk.com

 

Reviews on The Grief Brothers 7”:

 

Ayers Griffiths of BBC Radio Wales commented “Funky country”

 

Norman’s Records (of Leeds) weekly online review said of Silo “Rootsy” and Broken Bottle “Oddball Country. Like the Proclaimers joining the Handsome Family playing children’s instruments”
See end of: http://www.normanrecords.com/archive.php?date=2005-07-01

 

Soundsnew.com said of Silo “Nicely skiffled and twanged up to the nines” and Broken Bottle as “Like Tom Waits mourning a lost love while backed by the Trumpton Town Band”
See: www.soundsnew.com/html/july_051.html