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Week 2



Having a bit of an Interpol vibe with Tom Smith’s deep resounding vocals, “Sugar” is grungy and has a great groove to it. Their fourth studio album,  244 more words

Blues Rock

PREVIEW: tUnE-yArDs at Sage, Gateshead on 8th March 2015

One of the most surprising and uplifting sounds to hit our collective ears in 2014 emerged from the grooves of tUnE-yArDs’ critically loved third album Nikki Nack. 224 more words

Sound & Silence

David Byrne Announces Color Guard Shows With Help of High School Morning News [Watch]

An interesting video surfaced today via Pitchfork.  It’s a video that starts out like the high school morning announcements did when many of us were in school but it’s quickly interrupted by David Byrne, who announces a series of color guard shows in Toronto and New York featuring live musical accompaniment.  39 more words


A Look Back: 10 More Albums that caught my ears in 2014

  1. Nikki Nack by tUnE-yArDs. Love the harmonic dissonances on this album.
  2. Black Star Elephant by Nico & Vinz. You might have heard their hit song, “Am I Wrong.” If you haven’t heard this Norwegian duo, then maybe you ought to.
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10 of 14. (The ten greatest albums of 2014.)

F.O.M.O, Have you heard of it? it stands for fear of missing out, more to the point do you suffer from it? I do! I hate this constant flow of needless abbreviation, but this fear, if not the abbreviation is as healthy as it gets. 375 more words


D.D Dumbo shares tunes that inspired his eclectic, looped take on the blues

D.D Dumbo’s music sounds like a group effort, but it’s just the work of one Aussie wunderkind. And although Oliver Hugh Perry performs alone onstage, he’s not a DJ. 641 more words


Top 50 Songs of 2014

I’ve been doing top songs lists for the past few years on Spotify (including a few retroactive ones), but this is the first time I’m actually doing a writeup for one.  2,475 more words