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Balthazar – The Oldest of Sisters

First blog post of 2013…is a track from Belgian indie-pop five-piece, Balthazar and their new album, Rats: Balthazar – The Oldest of Sisters You could almost hear the vocal on top of a massive UK indie rock riff in places –… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

FILM – Your Sister’s Sister

It’s been a while since I’ve written about a film on Musings. I’m not sure why that is – perhaps because it’s been a while since I’ve seen a film I wanted to write something about. Spending the weekend in… Continue Reading →

Celebration – Battles

This song starts with the words “I feel the force” – it’s by Baltimore-based band Celebration and it’s perfect for mornings like this. Celebration – Battles Available for free download from the label’s bandcamp, it was released on Friends Records back… Continue Reading →

Yellow Ostrich – WHALE

This wasn’t the first track of theirs I heard. “Marathon Runner” came first – with its steady pace and spurring momentum I reckon it’d make a great running track.

But I wanted to share this one

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