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Jake Bugg – Taste It

Jake Bugg is 18 years old. Just let that sink in for a second – and now listen: Jake Bugg – “Taste It” I couldn’t get tickets for the London dates – they sold out between my deciding to go… Continue Reading →

FILM – Pitch Perfect

I managed to “drag” a friend along to see Pitch Perfect over the weekend – thought it might be one more for the Glee crowd but the a capella “No Diggity” cover slipped into the trailer sold me on at… Continue Reading →

Stubborn Heart – Need Someone

It’s another minimal one to follow Pikachunes – this time from London-based electro-soul act, Luca Santucci & Ben Fitzgerald under the moniker Stubborn Heart: Stubborn Heart – Need Someone It’s from their debut full-length album, released on One Little Indian in… Continue Reading →

Ultraista – Gold Dayzz

This next one is the reason I went to see Ultraísta at Cable a couple of weeks ago. It isn’t the first song I heard of theirs – in fact, the first song I heard of theirs was actually a remix… Continue Reading →

Dan Croll – From Nowhere

There’s a Tracks of 2012 post coming up shortly…but first, I realised recently that there are a fair few tracks I still need to blog about this year – and this is the first in the run that’s coming, from… Continue Reading →

Alberta Cross – Lay Down

Enough with the dreaming – this one from Alberta Cross is good, solid indie rock. Think Band of Horses, Lifehouse, Remy Zero, Augustana – yes, I’m drawing on my knowledge of Smallville and One Tree Hill and other US TV… Continue Reading →

Melody’s Echo Chamber – Quand Vas Tu Rentrer

This post is about the song – but there’s a film I saw probably 6-7 years ago now that it brings to mind. It was my introduction to Marion Cotillard, an actress I’ve had a bit of a love-hate relationship… Continue Reading →

Here We Go Magic – Over The Ocean

On dreary autumn days like today I often consider escaping the cold and windy streets of London. Dreams of spending some time chasing the sunshine pervade my thoughts, to somewhere warmer and more exotic where I can while away the Winter… Continue Reading →

Abi Wade – Hope

Listening to much of her music, you’d be forgiven for thinking Abi Wade was at least 3 people. The sounds she combines into complex rhythms, created with just a ‘cello, the various implements she uses to strike it and a foot-pedalled… Continue Reading →

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