Tag Archives: Field Music

Top albums of 2012: 1

Overview | Part 2 | Part 3 | Mentions | Longlist | Spotify link Liars – WIXIW Liars’ greatest suit is their immense control over creating atmospheres with original combinations of sounds. On WIXIW, their focus is on moods rather than traditional song forms, as they give dark … 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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Field Music with Stealing Sheep – KCLSU, London – 24 February 2012

Written for The Music Fix. With reverb guitar and close three-part female vocals, Stealing Sheep’s support slot at King’s College Union neatly evoked the psychedelic age. The most straightforward of their songs, which were often based on simple repeated strings … Continue reading

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The Playlist: Factory

Listen on: Spotify / we7* Working in a factory (as any philosophy graduate sans vocation is liable to do for a decade or so post graduation), music tends to run through my mind most of the day. These tracks floated … Continue reading

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Albums of 2010: 40-21

40. She & Him – Volume Two M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel’s second collection of cutesy, retro pop songs. 39. The Besnard Lakes – The Besnard Lakes are the Roaring Night Epic rock composed from tense guitar feedback, thumping drums … Continue reading

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The Playlist, pt. 3

Listen on: Spotify / we7* 15. Field Music – ‘The Rest is Noise’ The midway point of the Mackems’ magnum opus Measure finds them at their tightly controlled best. ‘The Rest is Noise’ sounds like it might be from a … Continue reading

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