Archive for September, 2010

First Aid Kit cover Fever Ray’s When I Grow Up

First Aid Kit cover Fever Ray’s When I Grow Up

  • 28th September 2010

Karin Dreijer Andersson‘s music has already propelled the likes of Jose Gonzales to stardom with his cover of one of my favourite songs, The Knife‘s Heartbeats – and now it seems to be the turn of First Aid Kit. The Swedish folk duo have just released a cover of Fever…

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Breakfast in Fur

Breakfast in Fur

  • 25th September 2010

The creative juices can flow at the worst times – I’ve irked many a neighbour at 3 in the morning perfecting a few bars of music. Maybe it’s the rush of adrenaline from the fear that an irate pyjama clad person may knock on my door and shoot my face…

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Cassius – I <3 U So - Song for the Weekend

  • 24th September 2010

We all need a track for the weekend – especially an uplifting one with the weather looking so gloomy over London. So lets pray thanks to Cassius‘ amazing track from their new The Rawkers EP which I came across on Tilt. Although Cassius have mainly been lending a hand to…

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Gaggle

  • 23rd September 2010

Choirs conjure up a tirade of stereotypes, usually involving grey hair and cups of 50p tea served in polystyrene.  As a member of London Philharmonic Choir my liver can certainly prove we drink more Stella than PG Tips. Gaggle, the female alternative choir from London, are legions apart from crusty old…

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Spektrum – I’ve Done It Now (Free MP3)

  • 14th September 2010

With a third album on the way, Spektrum are back. The 4 piece electro-punk Londoners from indie label StopStart are recording a third album to follow up to their last release Death At The Gymkhana Club Spektrum are fronted by the prodigal Lola Olafisoye, armed with the wit of Peaches and the…

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Dallas Frasca Will Probably Like You Better than Me

  • 13th September 2010

Australia is one of the most American countries I’ve ever been to. Ozzies don’t seem shy to admit it though unlike their fellow commonwealth partners in crime Canada. Maybe distance can make the heart grow fonder. So with it’s big gridded cities and vast open spaces comes big gritty rock…

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