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Gig Review: JUNGLE Vibes At The Fonda Theatre

Almost all musicians today are eager to make themselves known on the internet to rile up hype and attention to their work. When I was researching Jungle, a two-piece that expands to a seven-piece live band, I was only able to find out that 1. 373 more words

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Alt-J: This Is All Yours

TWO years on from An Awesome Wave comes Alt-J’s hugely anticipated follow-up to that Mercury Music Prize-winning debut, and  cannily released right in the middle of Mercury season too. 178 more words

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On their debut, Jungle show that you don’t have to reinvent the wheel as long as it’s travelling down brand new, unexplored avenues- it might just earn you a Mercury nomination. 295 more words

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alt-J - This Is All Yours - a writewyattuk album review

From the spiralling choral introduction that sees us on our way, we’re clearly back in alt-J country on This is All Yours. But that’s not to say this is… 876 more words


YSP Sound: Alt-J - This Is All Yours Review (EDIT)

When Alt-J blessed the music world with (eventual Mercury Prize Winner) An Awesome Wave in 2012, they were lauded by most as experimentalists and musical revolutionaries; by others they were lampooned and lambasted for being “ 1,021 more words


Cover of the Week: 'West Coast' (Lana del Rey) — Royal Blood

Two-man rock band Royal Blood took to a Dutch radio station this past week to cover Lana del Rey’s ‘West Coast’. The distorted guitars, Mike Kerr’s voice, and the laid-back, organic tempo all make for a very, very sexy cover that demonstrate how much they deserve their recent… 13 more words



GoGo Penguin – Garden Dog Barbecue

A rare and exciting new development for my blog, not my usual indie nonsense as some would like to call it, but some good ol’ jazz. 248 more words

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