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2013

Belle Mare – Charade

I love it when a song makes my spine tingle: Belle Mare – “Charade” Perhaps it was the unexpected discovery, perhaps it was the antidote to the hustle of the office, or perhaps it was the echo in the stripped… Continue Reading →

BANKS – This Is What It Feels Like

I must be the only music blogger in the music blogging blogosphere to not have posted anything about BANKS yet. So here it is: I have been known to get obsessed with a song and play it a few times… Continue Reading →

Annie Eve – Body Weight

Playing catch-up here a little, so there’s going to be a flurry of activity while I do it. If you don’t experience a sharp intake of breath when the vocal truly kicks in at about 45s, you may well not… Continue Reading →

Vancouver Sleep Clinic – Vapour

I have over 30 tracks tucked away in a SoundCloud setlist that I’ve been meaning to post for the last two months – and this is the first one I wanted to share. Comparisons to Bon Iver and even James… Continue Reading →

Doe Paoro – New Lows

Listen to the vocal and you’ll think you’re in the 90s – the influence is clear…possibly a little bit Mary J Blige – but the synths and what sounds like electronic steel drums bring it band into current R&B. From… Continue Reading →

Hoodlem – Through

If you’re sensing a synthy, minimal theme going on here you’re not wrong – not sure whether it’s the weather or my mood but smooth, chilled and low-effort is definitely appealing right now. The tags on their bandcamp are “alternative”,… Continue Reading →

Ben Khan – Drive (Part 1)

I’ve already listened to this track 3 times this morning – chain-listened – which takes the total to 6 since I found it yesterday. With more than 20k plays in the 8 days since Ben Khan posted “Drive (Part 1)”… Continue Reading →

TV – The Returned (Aly, Walk With Me)

If you haven’t seen it yet – it’s one of the latest imports for British television audiences, this time from France – The Returned (“Les Revenants” – literally, “the ones who came back”). After The Killing and The Bridge it… Continue Reading →

ETML – Bind Me

When I found out last week that ETML is 18, my “is that a new Disclosure track?” reaction on first listen felt somewhat vindicated. ETML is a similarly talented dance music producer, writer and singer born in the 1990s – and the comparisons… Continue Reading →

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