"Just being on an independent label now is so so refreshing. It just feels like a collaborative project, whereas with Sony it felt like we were a commodity in an investment portfolio."
Henry Spychalski, HMLTD

This week
Emily and Nigel discuss new albums by Shopping, Drive By Truckers, Makaya McCraven's re-imagining of Gil Scott-Heron and Isobel Campbell, our Album of the Month for February - all available at roughtrade.com.

Special guest this week is Henry Spychalski of London five-piece HMLTD, who discusses setbacks, resurrection and what you can expect from their anticipated debut album West of Eden.

Listen now on Apple Podcasts

Music played
Gil Scott-Heron by Makaya McCraven - New York Is Killing Me
Shopping - For Your Pleasure
Drive By Truckers - Thoughts and Prayers
Isobel Campbell - Hey World
Khruangbin & Leon Bridges - Texas Sun
HMTLD - Mikey's Song

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