2014

Culturedallroundman’s 2014 In Review

In March of 2014, Culturedallroundman.com reemerged after a winter spent in hibernation – during which time I had relocated from Amsterdam, and begun studying towards a PhD in literature at the University of York. Between March and the end of December, amid assorted other pieces on art and culture, the following articles pertained particularly to the year 2014. News and Politics Four…

Culturedarm’s Albums of the Year 2014

Album of the Year Jolie Holland – Wine Dark Sea After the tightly drawn compositions of 2011’s Pint of Blood, Wine Dark Sea is no less composed, but its pieces rumble, scuzzy and searing, in wave upon wave with Holland’s voice cohering at the centre. Songs shift seamlessly between the genres of blues, jazz, folk, and soul. There’s thick feedback played through multiple…