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    • Fyfe – Solace May 8, 2014
      Choices… choices… going for one from my The Great Escape 2014 Hitlist today, my shortlist of 56 bands narrowed down from the 315-strong TGE2014 longlist of bands playing at this year’s Festival of new music in Brighton. High up on the list: Fyfe. It’s my 5th year there in a row – and the pressure’s … Read more
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Broods – Pretty Thing

This song wasn’t originally one of the 9 I mentioned I was going to need to post to get The 10 up to date…. but I decided it was good enough to interrupt the flow. It’s called “Pretty Thing” by New Zealand-based brother-sister duo Broods. This wasn’t the only one of the 6 tracks on … Read more

Elephant – Shapeshifter

I said it would be Elephant – and it’s Elephant, a song called “Shapeshifter” that’s been transporting me to faraway, magical and possibly underwater places for the last couple of months since I first heard it on a podcast. Elephant – Shapeshifter [YouTube] I think I’m so enraptured by this song, in particular, because it … Read more

Erotic Market – Rumblin

The ‘Your Mum’ joke in the influences section of their facebook biog should give you an idea of what to expect from kyoto/Jamaica – spawned HotWave duo Erotic Market. Well… at least in terms of personality – a little bit cheeky, a little bit sexy, a little bit….unexpected. I didn’t make up the genre “HotWave”, it’s what … Read more

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    - The last 20 Musings tracks available on Spotify. Updated as I post.

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    - The "master list" is getting a bit long so...these are the 10 tracks I can't get enough of right now. Tracklisting on the Spotify page.