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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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Albums of 2011

These are my 12 favourite albums released since January. Click a row for details. Worthy of an honourable mention are the four releases which – despite their absence – were among my 12 most listened this year. They were the … Continue reading

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The Playlist: On holiday

Listen on: Spotify / we7* The first blog of the month at this late stage? Poor form, me. Too much time eating scones, not enough time writing about them (something like that). It’s holiday time now, but here are a … Continue reading

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Gomez – Academy, Bristol – 10 June 2011

Written for 247 Magazine. Just a handful of years after their first public performance (at the small Hyde Park Social Club in Leeds), a fickle music industry had already fired Gomez through a complete career arc. On the back of … Continue reading

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The Playlist: 3.0 days song challenge (3)

Listen on: Spotify / we7* Day 3.1: a song that you listen to when you’re happy 123. The National – ‘All the Wine’ “I’m a perfect piece of ass… I’m a festival, I’m a parade.” It’s difficult not to find … Continue reading

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The Playlist: 1991-2011

Listen on: Spotify / we7* It turns out that this January is a busy one in the real world, so I’m on temporary hiatus from blogging.  More to come next month, but, in the meantime, feel free to amuse yourself … Continue reading

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Albums of 2010: 20-11

20. Dirty Projectors + Björk – Mount Wittenberg Orca It’s probably because of their innovative use of vocal techniques that Dirty Projectors can count Björk among their fans, and her interest led to the composition of this collaborative song cycle. … Continue reading

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