George Dyson: Choral Symphony / St Paul’s Voyage to Melita

This enjoyable CD is made remarkable because it was written by Dyson as part of his DMus of Oxford, conferred in 1917. The work was unknown before researcher Paul Spicer found it in the Bodleian Library at Oxford. Born into a working-class family in Halifax, Dyson became one of the most important musicians and composers […]

Editors: In Dream

While Darktown Jubilee (see below) are busy sounding a bit like a poppy version of Editors, that band has refined its sound to somewhere between Depeche Mode and Bronski Beat, singer Tom Smith making as much use of his falsetto as his baritone. This new album was recorded in Scotland and it sounds like they […]