Tag Archives: M. Ward

Villagers – Borderline, London – 23 October 2012

Written for The Music Fix. It’s two years since Dubliners Villagers made their first real impact, when their mostly acoustic debut album picked up a deserved Mercury Prize nomination. London’s Borderline is as good a spot as any to give … 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. 1

Listen on: Spotify / we7* 1. Race Horses – ‘Disco Pig’ Race Horses are the finest purveyors of inventive pop music to come out of Wales since Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci (whose Euros Childs produced their debut album). Trumpet fanfares, a … Continue reading

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Peter Broderick – How They Are

Also from a recent work experience placement. Having spent a few years firing out increasingly nuanced and varied albums, Oregon wunderkind Peter Broderick’s knee surgery last year forced him to scale down his ambitions. The resultant mini-album moves away from … Continue reading

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