Monthly Archives: October 2014

Day 61 – Churchill

A bit of a sad one for today – not in terms of the song (which is excellent), but for the band itself, which is sadly no longer with us. It’s not the first now-defunct group that I’ve linked to … Continue reading

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Day 60 – Cosmo Jarvis

I’ve got a confession to make – I knew about this next artist before I started the music challenge. And while that technically should disqualify me from using him as an official entry, I’m still going ahead with it anyway. … Continue reading

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Day 59 – HamsandwicH

One of the great things about writing this blog is that, in addition to going out and reading numerous lists, articles and blogs that highlight new artists, I’m also reconnecting with a lot of stuff that I’d stashed in playlists … Continue reading

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Day 58 – Chloe Howl

Despite my typical indie/rock/folk tendencies, I do have a bit of a soft spot for good pop ¬†music – whether it’s sugar-sweet all-girl ballads, keyboard-laden synth-dance or ¬†even the odd piece of old-school crooning. So I thought I’d take a … Continue reading

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Day 57 – Bass Drum of Death

A quick post today, unfortunately, but here’s a great bit of high tempo rock courtesy of awesomely-named Mississippi band Bass Drum of Death. There’s no real messing around here. Guitars and drums – lots of them – and a Ramones-inspired … Continue reading

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Day 56 – Monica Heldal

I’m feeling a little chilled and mellow today, so I thought I’d skim through some of the more laid back songs on my “to be uploaded” list. And I’m glad I did, because it gave me the opportunity to reconnect … Continue reading

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Day 55 – Hope & Social

A trip back into folk rock territory today, with acoustic Leeds troubadours Hope & Social. Now, I’ve got an incredibly soft spot for this kind of music. From 70s and 80s acid folk, New Model Army underground violin punk and … Continue reading

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