Syd Lane – Solstice
Free download: sydlane.bandcamp.com/album/solstice
Syd Lane has done it again. While some songwriters furiously vomit up hours of garbage in the hope that something, anything redeemable might happen, and others sit chewing on their guitar strings waiting for inspiration, she has been quietly amassing an increasingly awesome body of songs, honing and refining them until, like golden apples they are ready to drop from the tree.
'Solstice' is the second apple of a whirlwind year but three months old. Already we have seen the utterly compelling 'Hypatia' make all the right ripples in the deep end of the pond. Everyone I know who has ...