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Xrin Arms – ‘Human Hallucinogen’

“There was black magic leakin’ on the rhino” Available from the label here. Xrin Arms can be found on twitter. Recommended tracks: ‘Bordello Soiree’, ‘Human Stuffing’, ‘Magical Hatred’ It’s pronounced “You’re in [or “Urine”] Arms“, before you ask! Formerly known … Continue reading

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Violet Hour – ‘Castro Arms’

If music had a dukedom  (listen here) Castro Arms is the debut EP from curious Berkeley band Violet Hour. Violet Hour is comprised of…well, it’s hard to say really… the true identity of the band is hard to put a … Continue reading

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Jack Cheshire – Copenhagen

Pleasantly guiding the way to introversion (listen here) Recommended Tracks: ‘Copenhagan’, ‘Time Travel’ I am very glad to have discovered Jack Cheshire in the summer. He is very much an artist to listen to on hazy days of gentle breeze … Continue reading

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My Glastonbury 2011 Friday

The weather gods were listening to the same bands as me this Glastonbury, and they seem to be big Pulp fans as well. This was my first Glastonbury, and I managed to collect the full spectrum of weather, food, music … Continue reading

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Shy And The Fight – Living

A mellow set for a strong septet. Recommended Tracks: ‘How To Stop An Imploding Man’ & ‘Living’ (listen here) Shy and the Fight aren’t your average Alt. Folk band; this septet hailing from Chester and North Wales, bring forward an … Continue reading

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Arielle Bryant – ‘Singing to Strangers demos’

Lyrically profound musical simplicity feistily delivered by North Carolina redhead (listen here) Recommended tracks: ‘Ophelia’, ‘Red Haired and Violent’ As a singer-songwriter with a guitar, Arielle Bryant was always going to have her work cut out trying to stand apart … Continue reading

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30KB – ‘30,000 Leagues Under The Scene’

“It’s not a bass kick, it’s the banging of your ear drums” (listen here) Recommended tracks: ‘Toleracist 2008’, ‘Carnival of Horrors’, ‘Crewd Sons (Ghost in the Machine)’ 30KB, a.k.a. 30,000 Bastards, are a rap duo based in North-West England. They … Continue reading

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