Monthly Archives: November 2010

First Listen: Walking Far From Home by Iron and Wine

I don’t know why I expected anything less from Iron and Wine, but I was taken aback by how beautiful this song was. Walking Far From Home is the first single from highly-awaited LP Kiss Each Other Clean, set to … Continue reading

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Hear This Artist Today: We Are Trees

One of the annoying things about creating a music blog is that you wish you could go back in time to when you found a brilliant artist before anyone else, purely so that you could blog about them and be … Continue reading

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Hear This Song Today: My Rescue by Canyons

My love for Tame Impala is no secret to those who know me. At one stage, my phone, desktop, and iPod all bore the entrancingly picturesque Innerspeaker album cover. So when I read on modularpeople.com that Canyons, the band who … Continue reading

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Hear This Song Today: South Pacific by Is Tropical

Having signed to ridiculously-cool record label Kitsune and just supported Mystery Jets on the UK leg of their tour, Is Tropical are not to stay underground for long. Combining lo-fi dance with experimental electronica, South Pacific exemplifies the band’s clear … Continue reading

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Hear This Song Today: Kites by Geographer

Youtube is great. And has a great taste in music. Its suggestion to listen to this fantastic track after I had listened to California Sunrise by Dirty Gold (see previous article) has delivered an amazing song right into my lap. … Continue reading

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Hear This Song Today: California Sunrise by Dirty Gold

Considering the large influx of bands out there making music specifically tailored to suit the needs of Summer lovers, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that sometimes they get it completely right. California Sunrise, by relatively unheard-of band Dirty Gold, … Continue reading

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First Listen: Skinny Love (Das Kapital Rerub) by Bon Iver

The problem with Bon Iver for me is that listening to his work drags me down into a dark pit of despair and sadness. It is undeniably brilliant and immensely beautiful, and For Emma Forever Ago is one of my … Continue reading

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