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tUnE-yArDs – Shepherd’s Bush Empire – 15 February 2012

I’ve been an appalling blogger, which is to say that I haven’t updated in a couple of months. Here’s the first of a few recent review articles. Like most [EDIT: all] of them, it was written for The Music Fix. … 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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Albums of 2011: Colin Stetson, The Last Hurrah!!, St. Vincent, tUnE-yArDs

overview | one | two | three | longlist Colin Stetson – New History Warfare, Vol. 2: Judges A prominent contributor to the likes of Arcade Fire, Tom Waits and LCD Soundsystem, Colin Stetson’s solo work – on NHW2, a … Continue reading

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The Playlist: Best of 2011

I’ve finally started writing up the Albums of 2011 list, which should be online soon. In the meantime, here’s a playlist of some of the year’s best album tracks. Listen on Spotify Daedelus ft. Inara George – ‘Penny Loafers’ / … Continue reading

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tUnE-yArDs – ‘You Yes You’

Track 152 on The Playlist. Merrill Garbus is just one drop in an ocean of indie musicians who loop. The live building of a song with a loop pedal probably doesn’t deserve to strike awe into listeners like it once … Continue reading

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