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30 Days of Music: Epilogue – Songs that Scare or Disturb You

Well, the official challenge is over, a big thank you if you stuck with me the whole way through! I hope you found my choices interesting, I think if I did a similar thing again I’d use a bit more flexibility/individuality in the categories to prevent it getting to be a chore. And in that […]

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Oceansize split, sadface :(

Today I learnt (a few days late but I was away at the weekend) that one of my favourite bands has split up. Manchester rockers Oceansize have kept me entranced since I heard “Catalyst” on MTV2 around 2003, their confounding time signatures and meandering melodies giving them the same sort of listening longevity for me […]

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February Musical Highlights

To paraphrase that old Ferrero Rocher advert; “But February, with all this great music you are really spoiling us!” Yes, February has been quite a month for new albums that have really made me sit up and take notice, some big names too, Radiohead, Mogwai, PJ Harvey, Trail of Dead etc. So here are a […]

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Interesting insight into how a track is put together

Leeds electronic duo worriedaboutsatan take us through the making of last year’s Heart Monitor single (thanks to goldflakepaint.co.uk and worriedaboutsatan for this). http://vimeo.com/14511427 Listen to the whole EP here;

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My Number 1 album of all time

For years I have always been reluctant to try and settle on one album above all others, if people asked me the question I always said there could not be just one album that I prefer over everything else, that it all depends on mood, setting etc. But the other day I listened to this […]

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My January Musical Highlights

The first month of 2011 is almost over and if the rest of the year carries on like this it will be a spectacular year for new music! Here are a few videos from the albums I’ve heard this month that have had me coming back to them repeatedly. Wire – Red Barked Tree Up […]

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The Mostly Armless Top 50 Albums of 2010 Part One (50 – 31)

As tempting as it is to wait to see if any other gems come to my attention before finalising my 2010 list, there are only a few weeks of the year left so I need to draw a line under what I have ranked so far, anything else that comes up now, well tough, I’ll […]

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