New Videos Round Up

Some musical films and lyric videos. They’re good. Offa My Hands is the third song unveiled from Jessica Lea Mayfield’s anticipated new album, Sorry Is Gone.   Phoebe Bridgers has shared Funeral, another haunting and introspective track from her upcoming debut album Stranger In The Alps.   Norwegian chanteuse Ane Brun’s new record consists of fourteen covers of tracks by Radiohead, Joni Mitchell, Nick Cave, Bob Dylan … Continue reading New Videos Round Up

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

The National – The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness Monks – I’m Watching You Chastity Belt – 5am This Is The Kit – Moonshine Freeze Elf Power – Watery Shreds Terror Watts – Time Bomb Milk – Lord, Don’t Take Me To Prison Neils Children – I Am Not Anchor                   Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

This week our round up includes a brilliantly angry and frustrated single from Swedish sisters First Aid Kit for International Women’s Day, another track from the prolific Ty Segall’s upcoming EP, the first taste from Bonnie Prince Billy’s Merle Haggard covers record with a version of the classic Mama Tried. This week’s offering from the Our First 100 Days Project comes from Self Esteem (none other … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

The Great Escape – Day 1

I travelled down to sunny Brighton in the company of Test Match Special for a second visit to The Great Escape – sadly this time without the company of Chris T Popper, or anyone else for that matter. After parking in a dingy basement NCP, which could easily have been the setting for a murder in a gritty crime drama, I arrived at my (admittedly budget) hotel … Continue reading The Great Escape – Day 1

Video Round Up Time

Time for a collection of some of the great videos and songs we’ve had through lately. They range from the Cheatah’s excellent Murasaki video and Heater’s brilliant Mean Green through to the raw, fizzing noise rock of Reporters’ stripped back video by way of the tripped out campfire haze of Zuli’s Better All The Time. . . . . . . . Continue reading Video Round Up Time

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here is our regular weekend feature highlighting the songs that you really should have made time to hear this week. Enjoy offerings from Laura Marling through to Thee Oh Sees by way of Vetiver and Joanna Gruesome amongst others, as well as the very welcome return of Holly Miranda. 1. Laura Marling – I Feel Your Love 2. Mexican Slang – Fever 3. Chastity Belt … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Tuesday Morning Video Round Up

Much like yesterday’s Monday morning round-up post, we’ve now selected just a few of the excellent videos that have arrived in our in-box over the past few days and weeks for your viewing (and listening) pleasure. So without further ado start with the wonderful old time banjo of Willie Watson at Pickathon, and by way of Andy Shauf, Darren Hayman, The Asylums, Streets Of Laredo, The April … Continue reading Tuesday Morning Video Round Up

New Music Round Up

It is getting to that time when we’re feeling like the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland – so many tunes to share, so little time! So at the risk of doing somewhat of a disservice in terms of the prose to describe these, here are a collection of tunes that have landed in our in-box or mailbox and that really deserve some ear-time from … Continue reading New Music Round Up

Videos of the Day: Shark Week || Chastity Belt || The Secret History || A Grave With No Name

Some city themed videos for you today. First from Shark Week shot in Washington DC’s Puerto Rican district, then Chastity Belt take on Seattle from the comfort of a couch in their video for excellent track Seattle Party. Next we have The Secret History’s Brooklyn centered video for Johnny Panic (Forget Everything) and lastly A Grave With No Name’s video for The Steps, made from … Continue reading Videos of the Day: Shark Week || Chastity Belt || The Secret History || A Grave With No Name