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Post War Years

Oops – the second post intended for yesterday didn’t end up materialising as I got side-tracked catching up with The Wire. So here it is today instead. Post War Years Full album ‘The Greats and the Happenings’ and then some… Continue Reading →

She Keeps Bees

I came across this band while I was skimming through the Pure Groove In-Stores listings a week or so ago and I cannot stop listening to them. It isn’t any one song in particular – it’s the general vibe of… Continue Reading →

The Low Anthem

Yesterday was gig-heavy – followed up the Marina & the Diamonds frenzied energy with an altogether calm and peaceful gig at one of London’s most beautiful venues, Union Chapel. I’d been there before to see Biffy Clyro and We Are… Continue Reading →


I was a little surprised when I found out this band are London-based – their sound reminds me a little of indie-folk singer-songwriter, Beirut. Band members Justin, Leon, Cathy and Amos wielding an armory of instruments (bass, trumpet, keyboards, violin,… Continue Reading →

Alessi’s Ark

Entirely unexpected discovery at the Social last night (I managed to make it down there to see Magic Magic – who were unbelievable, by the way – after all). Eighteen year old Alessi Laurent-Marke gave an almost magical performance (aided… Continue Reading →

Magic Magic

Lazy lounge-rock from Boston, Massachusetts. You’ll hopefully know what I mean when you hear it – I’m disappointed I can’t make it to their gig at the Social on 11 May but they’re doing a BBC 6 Music session with… Continue Reading →

Camden Crawl

In anticipation of this weekend’s crawling of Camden I’m just going to post a few MySpace musics of bands I would like to see…or am seeing ;) Some I’ve posted before so apologies for the slight repetition. Yeah Yeah Yeahs… Continue Reading →

Optimists – Easy Way Out

Their website says “2007 is set to be the year of the Optimist” but 2009 is possibly the year we need the Optimists. My love affair with this band started back in ’07 when I first came across ‘Waking Up’… Continue Reading →

Death Cab for Cutie

Back from my brief walk down memory lane (see spotify playlist #5) – Death Cab for Cutie released ‘The Open Door EP’ at the beginning of this month for digital download and on CD through their online store, so I… Continue Reading →

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