Monthly Archives: August 2012

Cat Power – Sun

For her first album in six years Chan Marshall has changed tack slightly, it’s for the better and clear from the first track that this is an altogether different beast. Loops, piano and synths, Latin beats and catchy guitar licks … Continue reading

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The XX – Coexist

As soon as I heard ‘Angels’ open the second album by The XX I was in love, by the time the record had come to a close with ‘Our Song’ I was head over heels and instantly played it again. … Continue reading

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Steve McGill –Ghost of Valentine EP Launch at Pitcher & Piano 22/8/12

Steve has played locally long enough to build up a following but more importantly to cultivate his stage performance which shows as he confidently starts in this converted church to play a mix of covers and songs from his first … Continue reading

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John Murry – The Graceless Age

Every now and then an album comes along that blows me away, it doesn’t happen all that often anymore but it does still happen and ‘The Graceless Age’ falls firmly into that category. I didn’t really know much about John … Continue reading

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Frank Ocean – Channel ORANGE

Just like the makers of fine coffee tell us that the secret to its unique taste is all in the blend the same can be said of ‘Channel ORANGE’ by Frank Ocean a beautiful record although one that is hard … Continue reading

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