The Arboretum

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Falls The Shadow by The Arboretum – Album Review

The Arboretum’s new album, Falls The Shadow, is very much a disc for today’s uncertain times. Recorded entirely during lockdown, the duo Keith and Chris Trim, have created an intoxicating and dense soundtrack to the world we live in. Creating […]

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Liquid Planet by The Arboretum – Single Review

The Arboretum’s (Worcester based) once again release a piercingly relevant and paramount track. Titled ‘Liquid Planet’ this track undoubtingly political testimony surrounding the current issue of climate change. This stimulating electronica song echoes the words of Gen Z’s environmental pioneer, […]

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The Arboretum, Beyond This Horizon – single Review

“Beyond This Horizon” seems to offer a shaft of light in the murk.  These are the days of streaming individual songs rather than whole albums, with millions of songs available instantly and the impatience that goes with it: “It gets […]

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The Arboretum – Emergence – Single Review

The Arboretum have taken lockdown seriously.  They’ve put the time to strong, creative use and have allowed new music to seep out at a steady rate.  This review covers their last two songs, “Emergence” released in August, and “Beyond This […]

The Arboretum - Parallaxis

The Arboretum – Parallaxis – Single Review

The Arboretum, or Arborectum as I somewhat childishly refer to it is an unprepossessing, canal hugging area of Worcester, near to the centre and noted for it’s neat rows of terraced red brick houses. I’ve no idea if this is […]

The Arboretum Bone Saw

The Arboretum – Bone-Saw

Single review – Bone-Saw by The ArboretumRelease 2nd May 2020 The accompanying missive expressed both an understanding of our collective zeitgeist and what the band were hoping to articulate. The toxic line in the email –“in these uncertain, dark and […]