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Hear This Band Today: Roosevelt

I’m an honest guy. And I’m the first to admit that once or twice (really not very many times though) I’ve written about an artist or a song and then never really listened to them again. But tonight as I … Continue reading

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Hear This Band Today: Alt-J (∆)

In the past few months Alt-J have added ‘worldwide prominence’ to their list of 2012 acquisitions having been nominated for the Mercury Prize, which could be described as Britain’s version of the Australian Music Prize. Or, you know, it might … Continue reading

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Hear This Band Today: Olympic Ayres

About a year and a half ago Olympic Ayres put out an online EP, the existence of which was highlighted to me on Facebook by the brother of one of the members. Usually, I’d expect little good to come from … Continue reading

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Hear This Band Today: Light Giant

Here’s a new band about whom very little is known. I think the vocalist might be from Parades (update: since confirmed, see the wise man’s comment below), an excellent group who dropped an excellent record in 2010 and sent Sputnik … Continue reading

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Hear This Song Today: Scars by Phantom

If you were disappointed when you realised Architecture In Helsinki had no link with the ‘world’s northernmost urban area among those with a population of over one million people,’  then perhaps Phantom, who actually hail from there, will pique your interest. Having … Continue reading

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Hear This Band Today: POND

Ever feel like there’s too much pretension in music? Wish musicians would just chill out and focus on producing enjoyable music? If you answered yes or no to either of these questions,  POND may be the band for you. Consisting … Continue reading

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Hear This Band Today: March of the Real Fly

I feel like I don’t even need to write anything here, because nothing that I can conjure will speak as much as the image above. Unless, of course, I use more than a thousand words, but that would probably just … Continue reading

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