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St. Vincent

Brooklyn-based indie/zouk (I’m having to admit I’m not entirely sure what ‘zouk’ means but that’s how she describes herself on the MySpace…hold on…ok…it looks like it’s kind of a fusion of musical styles resulting in “modern and polished” carnival music)… Continue Reading →

Violent Femmes – Blister In The Sun

I could’ve sworn I first heard of this band while watching one of my favourite chick flicks of all time, ’10 Things I Hate About You’ – a 1999 re-work of Shakespeare play ‘The Taming of the Shrew’. I had… Continue Reading →

Hundred Reasons – Oratorio

With Glasto coming up this weekend, I’ve been having lots of festival-related conversations with various folks and they’ve been bringing back memories of (shamefully) the one and only festival I’ve ever been to – Reading 2002. Even then, I only… 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 →

Marina & the Diamonds – I’m Not A Robot

My first Pure Groove Records In-store gig yesterday – gem of a find in their West-Smithfield store thanks to one of the London Live Music members. They run a series of free gigs at the store on weekday lunchtimes and… Continue Reading →

Linkin Park – A Place For My Head

Had to run home and play some heavy guitar music to reset following the 80s pop mania of Fenech-Soler at 93 feet east on Friday night (think gold lamé jackets, sequins and spaceship noises – I had a really fun… Continue Reading →

Amazing Baby – Invisible Palace

I’m a little conflicted as to what to post today – I have a few ideas rolling around in my head – but whittled it down to two. The first is this track: Amazing Baby – Invisible Palace (hypem) Something… Continue Reading →

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