Monthly Archives: October 2013

Hear This Song Today: Advanced Falconry by Mutual Benefit

“oh to stare into the void / and see a friendly face / and find meaning in a word / in a moment of rare grace” The lyrics above are unlikely to ever win a prize for profundity (isn’t that … Continue reading

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First Listen: Stream the new Arcade Fire album, Reflektor

If you can name a less-than-excellent Arcade Fire album then I’ll give you a special prize. Ha, that’s impossible, so I guess my favourite sweater is safe. I’ll still give you a prize anyway though; here’s the new Arcade Fire … Continue reading

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Hear This Song Today: Us by Movement

They’ve been described (in that bastion of truth: the press release) as producing ‘seductive nocturnal music,’ and that’s not too far off for Sydney-based trio Movement. They may have a thoroughly un-Googlable name, but they combine that with that rare … Continue reading

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Hear This Song Today: Home by Dan Croll

Dan Croll’s a chap from Liverpool who makes really enjoyable music. I’ve featured him here before, and he’s just released another great song—the sort I think my mum would appreciate. He seems like a top bloke, and the new track’s … Continue reading

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Hear This Song Today: Young Folks covered by Wolf Saga ft. Lemon Cover

No doubt you’re familiar with the original Young Folks by Peter, Bjorn and John. Racking up 40 million views on Youtube and widespread reception, it’s been enough years since its release to justify a cover that doesn’t strain itself too … Continue reading

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First Listen: Cavalier by James Vincent McMorrow

A few years back James Vincent McMorrow released an album that received a fair bit of justified love. It was quite unabashedly a folk album, recorded in a few months of solitude  in a cabin in Ireland. Yes, I know … Continue reading

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