We are away at Glasto next week, so here's something to get you in the mood, see some of you there no doubt. . .there may well be befuddled twitter updates here Meanwhile BBC Four broadcasts 40 years of Glastonbury on Sunday 20th June at 9.00pm . Mark Radcliffe narrates an archive-led look back at... Continue Reading →
Cold Seeds (self titled) Release Date: 14th June 2010 Label: Song, By Toad Records Collaboration seems to be the name of the game right now for a few in the alt folk arena. This can have two potential outcomes – the blandness of management by committee, or it can be just possible to touch and... Continue Reading →
This Week – This Many Boyfriends, The Chakras Everything, Everything, Lana del Rey, Run Toto Run, MFlow and Space Monkeys ! ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ SONG OF THE WEEK 1 This Many Boyfriends "I Should Be A Communist" By This Many Boyfriends Culling their name from a Beat Happening song, Leeds-based quintet This Many Boyfriends nail their manifesto... Continue Reading →
"Five Trees" By Chapel Club “Moody, majestic and magnificent,” just three words plucked from the myriad of superlatives that have been used to describe upcoming London based five piece Chapel Club. Legend has it that after just three gigs the band had managed to generate such a buzz that a major A&R scramble ensued with... Continue Reading →
It's the time of year when music lovers consider what will be the 'soundtrack to the summer'? Rather than the usual euro-dance nonsense from the Greek Islands, hows about some pure, rocket-fuelled instrumental surf rock? That's what Tony Wade of former VPME stars Levelload and his hot new threesome One Fathom Down serve up tonight.... Continue Reading →
This week - Paul Weller- Free Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeahs remixes , The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, Sweet Jane, Teenagersintokoyo, The Bang Bang Club , Charlotte Gainsbourg, Catherine AD free download, Mystery Jets and Public Image Ltd announce tour dates __________________________________________________________ Paul Weller- Free Downloads Paul Weller's new single 'Find The Torch Burn... Continue Reading →
Picture a less imperious Ladytron or maybe Dubstar with empathy or even La Roux devoid of reedy voice and bad manners. With silver in her lungs and gold in her heart The Good Natured could well prove to be the most interesting act to emerge from the current crop of female electronic pop pioneers. . .