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Jeremy's Albums of 2015 (So Far)

5. Jamie XX- “In Colour”

Yes, both The XX albums sound the same. And yes, this solo outing from Jamie doesn’t exactly stray from the uber-cool, playing as background music at a hipster party formula that they are famous for. 341 more words

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Guy Garvey to host BBC iPlayer show, Music Box.

From July 2015, BBC Music presents Music Box With Guy Garvey, a brand-new fortnightly series (6×25) available exclusively on BBC iPlayer. BBC Radio 6 Music presenter and multi-award-winning Elbow frontman Guy Garvey discusses which artists he is most excited about at the moment. 402 more words


The Unsigned Guide Spotlight: June 2015

Ready for a playlist to accompany your summer? Our June Spotlight track selection won’t disappoint! We’ve got STEVE, the latest signing to Guy Garvey and Jim Chancellor of Fiction Records exciting & intriguing new label venture, Snug Platters. 20 more words

I'm Running Out of Miracles

I am terrible with titles.

I write a lot for work, producing a decent novel length’s worth of prose every month. Coming up with titles and headlines, though, doesn’t come as easy as sales copy about the paint decos and points of articulation in a Deathstroke action figure. 437 more words


Song number 147

As a few of you may have guessed, I get a lot of inspiration for whatever is played on the radio. As a broke student, exploring music doesn’t come cheaper than recommendation via the airwaves. 88 more words

Track Of The Day

Sound Breakers: Steve

(Published May 2015 in City Life Extra)

Shooting out of the starting blocks of trailblazing new 10” record label Snug Platters is Steve. Snug Platters may be familiar to some of you as the lovechild and latest venture of local-lad-done-good Guy Garvey and Fiction Record’s Jim Chancellor, and as can be anticipated, expectations are high for the musical fruit of their loins. 153 more words

The Gospel of John: the Elbow version

It’s been a busy week, all told. Thomas’s party (improbably Lemony Snicket-themed) is next Wednesday and we are still up to our ears in cake plans, brainstorming sessions for games and the sheer rigmarole of chasing people for RSVPs. 500 more words