Monthly Archives: August 2011

First Listen: Unreleased tracks from Neutral Milk Hotel

When I discovered what is today known as ‘alternative music,’ I read all about the influence of Pitchfork. During this time of research, I discovered that Pitchfork, notorious for their often tough marking system for albums, had once given a … Continue reading

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First Listen: James Blake and Bon Iver – Fall Creek Boys Choir

Imagine letting Justin Vernon’s soothing, but oft-piercing falsetto roam free in the subtle electro environments of James Blake…

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First Listen: What The Water Gave Me by Florence And The Machine

The fiery red-headed woman with a voice of steel is back. Florence + The Machine has released a new track from her upcoming album, set to be released on November 7 of this year. It’s a greatly dynamic song, and … Continue reading

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Hear This Artist Today: Radical Face

The solo project of Ben Cooper, Radical Face has been on my mind to share with people since this genesis of this little site. Composing beautiful, droopy-eye-inducing folk, he has a penchant for concept albums, with his 2007 album Ghost exploring … Continue reading

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First Listen: Gotye’s new album, Making Mirrors

Gotye’s new album, Making Mirrors, is streaming for the next week at Triple J. If you’ve heard Somebody That I Used To Know (if not, see post below) then you’ll probably want to preview this record before spitting in the … Continue reading

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Hear This Song Today: Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye feat. Kimbra

In the past month I’ve seen an artist I liked suddenly become known by everyone I talk to. This change has been instigated by the release of one song- a song that’s blown away all of Australia since its release … Continue reading

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First Listen: New album from Fionn Regan

Fionn Regan, the only folk artist I know who has emerged from the muddy depths of Ireland, is releasing a new album in a week or two. It’s titled 100 Acres Of Sycamore, and will hopefully further cement Regan as … Continue reading

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