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Radiohead: Stream Full Album

The popularity of Radiohead can be rather overwhelming at times. Personally, I feel that what I’ve heard has been excellent, yet it hasn’t really made me rush to go buy all their albums other than OK Computer, which I got … Continue reading

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Hear This Band Today: WIM

Having attended Laneway Festival yesterday, which featured WIM playing their first set since signing with wunder-label Modular less than a week ago, you’d suppose that I’m making this post having discovered them yesterday and connecting with their live performance. That … Continue reading

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First Listen: Yeasayer’s Free Live Album

Just to add to your Christmas presents. Can be downloaded for any price (including $0) at this website. And if you’re interested, I have ten more songs to write about in my list of best songs of the year, so … Continue reading

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Christmas

Collaboration between Sufjan Stevens, Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry and The National’s Aaron and Bryce Dessner? Great. Said collaborators doing Christmas music? Greatest.

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Hear This Artist Today: Lacey Cole

Everyone knows length is a vital thing to consider in the construction of a song. Very few people actually enjoy listening to Siberian Breaks by MGMT or Led Zeppelin’s in My Time Of Dying purely because it feels like the … Continue reading

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Festive Goodness from sleepyhands

Their message will suffice: ‘A free Christmas song for a joyous holiday. Feel free to spread the Christmas cheer!’ The song can be downloaded for free here. I wrote about this band a few weeks ago here. In related news, … Continue reading

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More of The Middle East

A week or two ago I posted about a new song by Australian indie folk-rockers The Middle East. This is a song of such immense quality that I simply can’t stop listening to it, and, apparently, neither can visitors to … Continue reading

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Albums to be released in early 2011

2010 has been a great year for music (stay tuned for end of year best-of-2010 lists). As was 2009. As will be 2011. Here are a few bands due to be releasing albums early in the new year, with my favourite track … Continue reading

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Epic Songs of Gargantuan Proportions.

‘Epic’ is a word that is probably overused these days, much like ‘epiphany’ or ‘Pitchfork.’ But there are some songs, composed by artists constantly looking to break new creative boundaries, that fit this category perfectly. These colossal behemoths that are … Continue reading

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Favourites

There are some songs that, much like the majority of adolescents (in their own eyes anyway), just need to be heard. I thought I’d mention a few here briefly. Blood by The Middle East As the SoundCloud link below shows, … Continue reading

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