Category Archives: listenings

my 2011 top three…

Films: 3. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 2. Drive 1. Senna Gigs: 3. Handsome Furs – The Lexington – 16 May 2. Handsome Furs – Whelan’s – 15 September 1. Tune-Yards – Whelan’s – 17 June Albums: 3. Cults – Cults 2. EMA – Past Life Martyed Saints 1. PJ Harvey – Let England Shake Tracks: Honourable mention: ‘Hasa Diga Eebowai’ 3. […]

(non-)friendly recommendations

This month I’ve made two purchases of creations created by creative friends. This isn’t the first time I’ve done this, but I think it might just be the first time I can unequivocally, without any element of doubt, say that I would have been overwhelmingly happy to have made these purchases, even if I had […]

mashup breakdown: same no more

Below is a breakdown of the tracks included in the ‘same no more’ mashup, which you can hear again right here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] [download mp3] Enjoy! TV On The Radio – ‘Will Do’ Gang Gang Dance – ‘MindKilla’ ‪Cults – ‘Walk At Night’‬ Lykke Li – ‘I Know Places’ M83 – ‘Midnight […]

I’ll tell you, baby, what I like

An old comrade from Nagasaki, Mr Aaron D., has a new band. And they ROCK: Hear this and more on their YouTube channel or MySpace page. If you ever happen to find yourself on the same continent as these guys, make sure you grasp any opportunity to see them live.

ready? prepared? music?

the RPM challenge is to record an album in a month. basically it’s NaNoWriMo, except with music. and in february. i did it myself the last three years, working to the point of near-collapse each time, but ending up with some stuff i’m pretty proud of. this year, for a number of reasons, i’ve decided […]