Paul Cook & The Chronicles – Wood On The Fire (Free Download)

December 13, 2013 § Leave a comment

A semi-seasonal free download from Paul Cook & The Chronicles.

Simple Minds – East at Easter

March 5, 2013 § Leave a comment

When stadium rock was still in its training nappies and giant lemons were but a twinkle in Bono’s twenty-four year old eyes.

Tame Impala – Feels Like We Only Go Backwards and Nothing That Has Happened …

October 8, 2012 § Leave a comment

Taken from the album ‘Lonerism’
Out now on Modular (iTunes/Spotify)

#Monday. As we prepped for a (Canadian) thanksgiving feast at the weekend we were prompted to also give last minute thanks for the unexpected arrival of Tame Impala’s sophomore album in the mail. While we can’t claim to have been won over by the record in it’s entirety (yet), both ‘Feels Like We Only Go Backwards’ and ‘Nothing That Has Happened So Far Has Been Anything We Could Control’ soundtracked some magical culinary moments for us. Tasty.

Why? – Sod In The Seed

August 10, 2012 § Leave a comment

Taken from the ‘Sod In The Seed’ EP
Released on 13/8/2012 on Republic of Music (iTunes)

#Friday. Free download lead track from the new EP.

PS And while we’re at it it’s been more than a little while since we had this on the office stereo …

New Order – Run

July 27, 2012 § Leave a comment

The Cure – Dressing Up

July 23, 2012 § Leave a comment

#Monday. About to head off to the opening ceremony rehearsals for some low profile event that’s kicking off on Friday and could not think of a more ‘fitting’ tune. Used to wonder if this song spawned ‘Live To Tell’ before it went off to war?

Neneh Cherry & The Thing – Dream Baby Dream

June 6, 2012 § 2 Comments

#Wednesday. This track is as good an indication as any of how we feel about the last four days on British shores. Unclear if it’s all been a nightmarish echo from a parallel world that no longer exists (or should exist) … or just, in fact, a LOT of very ridiculous fun featuring the unimpeachable triumvirate that is burnt sausages, sponge cake and best bitter. We seem to be hedging towards the latter but it’s still more than a little hard to call it right now.

King Tuff – Keep On Movin

June 1, 2012 § Leave a comment

Taken from the album ‘King Tuff’
Out now on Subpop (iTunes)

#Friday. What are the odds of this finding its way onto Queenie’s private playlist when she goes for her Thames barge ride on Sunday? Possibly not quite the kind of jubilation she’ll be looking for. It’ll do for her less refined subjects like us though.

The Heart Strings – Songs That Got Lost In The Clouds (Out Now)

May 31, 2012 § Leave a comment

‘Songs That Got Lost In The Clouds’ by The Heart Strings
Out now on Grandpa Stan Records (STAN018DB)

Tu Fawning – Anchor

March 28, 2012 § Leave a comment

Taken from the album ‘A Monument’.
Released 7 May (Europe)/15 May (US) on City Slang (Shop).
Free download here.

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