Tag Archives: Eels

Top albums of 2013: Honourable mentions

Overview | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Longlist Eels – Wonderful, Glorious Future of the Left – How to Stop Your Brain in an Accident M.I.A. – Matangi Torres – Torres Mount Eerie – Pre-Human Ideas Cate Le Bon – Mug Museum … Continue reading

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The Playlist 27: Some recent listening

This is a playlist from a couple of months ago, reflecting special early year efforts made with Burt Bacharach songs, Nina Simone (and Weill’s Dreigroschenoper), Stevie Wonder and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Listen on Spotify 234. Dionne Warwick – ‘(In the) Land of … Continue reading

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Eels – Brixton Academy, London – 21 March 2013

Written for The Music Fix. Over the past couple of decades, the cult of Mark “E” Everett’s Eels has essentially been that of a solo artist. Bandmates have come and gone, and the Eels name has mostly been seen as … Continue reading

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The Playlist, pt. 25

Listen on Spotify 194. Field Music – ‘Start the Day Right’ The Sunderland brothers’ fifth album, Plumb, seems to wake up with the opening gentle strings and percussion. As much as they evoke the first waking moments of a day, … Continue reading

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Pitchfork People’s List

I know, I know. My contribution into the “readers’ favourite albums of the P4k age” poll isn’t worthy of its own blog entry. But something had to break the 3 1/2 month writing silence. I used to like making these … Continue reading

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A couple of good music videos by North Americans

That new Kate Bush video tapped into a sneaky instinct deep in the guts of my brain. Before I knew what was happening, I was envisaging a grand blog post in which I would proclaim a select few music videos … Continue reading

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The Playlist: 3.0 days song challenge (2)

Listen on: Spotify / we7* Day 2.1: a song from your favourite band 116. Radiohead – ‘Cuttooth’ One of their best b sides. Perhaps worthy of a place on Amnesiac. Day 2.2: a song from a band you hate Does … Continue reading

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