Tag Archives: Playlist

New Favourite Band Update!

Actually, I have not just one, but two NFBs, namely Dead Meadow and Wooden Shjips. I don’t know what’s responsible for this rapid turnover, the new media or my impending doom* and a subsequent rush to experience as much as … Continue reading

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Cold War Kids – Loyalty To Loyalty

Cold War Kids first came to my attention via Later With Jools Holland. Their powerful and edgy performance of ‘Hang Me Out To Dry‘ prompted me to buy their first album (Robbers & Cowards) which turned out to be a … Continue reading

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The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Smoking Acid

There’s a new release from The Brian Jonestown Massacre called Smoking Acid – which is currently download only. Play.com are offering it for the bargain price of £1.49 for the 5-track EP here, which beats mean old Amazon’s ‘album’ by … Continue reading

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Of Bon Iver, Jim White and Dimeadozen

I must be on a power-folk/Americana trip or something ‘cos I downloaded a Bon Iver show and a Jim White show off Dime last night. Bon Iver is playing in the background as aI type and Jim White’s is stored … Continue reading

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The Long Weekend

Increasingly it is the simple things that give me pleasure and the shiny new ones that frustrate me. The time spent gardening and cleaning this weekend was most satifactory, whereas the increasing amount of time I spend with labour-saving technology … Continue reading

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23rd November 2007

The Flaming Lips – UFOs At The Zoo – technically speaking Wayne Coyne is not the World’s greatest vocalist. The mp3s of the Oklahoma Zoo show that are bundled with the DVD go some way to confirming that viewpoint for … Continue reading

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13th November 2007

Foo Fighters – BBC Brighton Show 20070817 – great show – superb sound quality plus a nice mix of old, new and even a cover. I grabbed it off Dimeadozen if you’re interested, which admittedly is a little bit exclusive … Continue reading

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2nd November 2007

Grateful Dead – Ladies And Gentlemen – old school Dead with Pigpen blasting out some great R&B numbers. Exuberant and powerful. Great for a sunny day when you are feeling a bit better and ready to face the world! Kyuss … Continue reading

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18th October 2007

Be Good Tanyas – Hello Love – I was hooked from the moment that I saw them perform ‘Scattered Leaves’ on ‘Later‘. I bought the album on the strength of that exquisite performance and discovered a couple more excellent covers … Continue reading

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17th October 2007

Well, since my mp3 player went on a (hopefully short) break to Germany in order to recharge its battery – quite literally in fact – plugging in and listening hasn’t been quite so easy as it used to be. My … Continue reading

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