10 Aug

Mozart’s Sister – Eternally Girl

Aapie and i have been missing in action from the blog over the last couple of weeks due to travelling and it just being a generally busy time. But time to stick something up.   It will be a quick one but a lovely one. Many will have maybe come across Mozart's Sister, maybe not. Anyway, it is Carla Thompson-Hannah who hails from Montreal, Canada. Tonight's track is off her second album which was released...

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11 Jul

Sorcerer – Video Magic

It's always a bit of a heart in the mouth moment when an artist you love releases new music, so having loved White Magic and Neon Leon by Sorcerer (as well as the more recent release on Catune and A Kind of Presence) I was keen to hear how his new material on new label Real Balearic (Their second release after the brilliant re-issue/mixes of Jose Padilla's legendary Elixir   I needn't have worried because Dan...

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27 May

Conti – Waking Life

So it's been a busy week and Aapie has been away on a training course to become a cocktail bartender….or a hairdresser…I can't remember which, and it's been tricky holding the fort. But we are going to go out with something realy beautiful indeed.   If you have followed this blog for any length of time you will have come across a number of posts by Buenos Aires based Conti, even if they are under a...

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10 May

Felix Laband – A True Friend Is Hard To Find

Been doing quite a bit of work this evening so just going to be a quick one. I really haven't listen to much new stuff recently (actually a long time), but wandering through Soundcloud a couple of days ago I came across tonight's track. I have had it on repeat since.   I don't think Laband needs any introduction. I am not an expert on his work but what I know of his I love and this...

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22 Feb

RATATAT – CREAM ON CHROME

I've been re-visiting a lot of older music over the weekend and stumbled upon Cream on Chrome by Ratatat again.   There was always something about this track that reminded me of Talking Heads, which you'll know is one of our favourite groups around here. Maybe it was the beat, it's almost certainly the guitar licks, but it's also the repetitiveness of the groove that reminds me of them.   And that repetitiveness was always something that i loved about...

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