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First Listen: The Greeks by Is Tropical

Is Tropical were one of the first bands I blogged about, and their new single, The Greeks, is another excellent, upbeat, electro-punk track. Perhaps more interesting than the song is the video clip, which depicts a graphically animated battle between … Continue reading

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RIP Gil Scott-Heron

American soul singer Gil Scott-Heron has died at the age of 62. His tunes were brought to my attention due to Jamie XX remixing I’ll Take Care Of You, which is included below.

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Stream The Strokes’ New Album All in all, it sounds quite different even to their third album. I think there’ll be a mixture of both hits and misses, with opener Machu Picchu, with its Land Down Under-esque intro, ┬ádefinitely being a hit. Less than … Continue reading

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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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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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