SBTRKT BBC 1 Live Lounge →
SBTRKT (feat. Sampha on vocals) was recently featured on BBC 1’s Live Lounge, performing Hold On and a cover of Friendly Fires’ Blue Cassette. Sick beats.
Top 5 Records - Breakup songs
I just realised that 3 of my top 5 breakup songs are by blur. I think I relate to them because they would have been written based on Damon and Justine’s long term relationship. Having been in a couple of long term relationships, I know how excruciating it is to slowly drift apart while being too attached in one’s comfort zone. Blur’s songs perfectly capture this feeling,...
The Cribs - Rank the Albums →
Jamie Fullerton ranked The Cribs’ albums for NME. Anyone who knows me well enough know that I worship the band and almost everything that they have ever released, B sides and all. I couldn’t agree more with Fullerton, MNWNW is probably my favourite album of all time. Alex Kapranos really brought out the best in the fellas. The Cribs have a lot of range which is evident and perfected...
Belles Will Ring - Stirring The Christmas Spirit →
Belles Will Ring have released a Christmas track. So lovely.
I’ve been listening to Summer Camp’s Welcome to Condale album quite a bit lately, so I decided to find out a little bit more about the band. A simple google search has not proven to be too easy. Probably because summer camp is a pretty generic term and partly because the band apparently has been quite mum on their personal profiles. a few quick facts: 1. They are a duo,...
oystervision: dave rennick →
Dave Rennick from Dappled Cities covered The Day You Went Away for Oyster. Absolutely beautiful.
Belles Will Ring - Crystal Theatre LP Fundraising →
Belles Will Ring is an amazing somewhat psychedelic band hailing from Blue Mountain, NSW, Australia. I saw them open for Pulp a few months back and fell in love with their sound. Please support!! Project Description WHAT WE’RE DOING Crystal Theatre is meant to be played on an old record player in a dark room where the picture painted is of a journey through small towns and deserted...
My favourite album: 13 by Blur →
Miranda Sawyer from the Guardian relates how Blur’s 13 helped her through the breakdown of a relationship. Brilliant article, put together everything I wanted to say about the album in the most eloquent way possible. I could not have written it better myself.