Monthly Archives: July 2015

Day 331 – Mazes

Quick post today again. This is Manchester indie rock band Mazes, with their wonderful lo-fi song Salford – a 90s-tinged ode to their Northern roots full of scuzzy guitars, Fall-esque vocals and punk-ish attitude. Interesting and fun for sure. Good video too. … Continue reading

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Day 330 – Fabian Holland

I do love me a good singer-songwriter and today’s artist is certainly one of those. This is Farnham folk singer and guitarist extraordinaire Fabian Holland with his, frankly, gorgeous track Welcome to the Magic Show.  To be honest, you should really … Continue reading

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Day 329 – Duke Special

An 80s throwback today, kind of like the bastard love child of Queen, Talking Heads and Culture Club. This is Northern Irish piano-songsmith Duke Special with Nail on the Head – a meandering piece of sub pop that skirts around the … Continue reading

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Day 328 – The Changing Room

This is probably the nearest thing to pure folk that I’ve posted so far (with the possible exception of the Sean Lakeman & Kathryn Roberts track from last week) and it’s a gorgeous wee tune. It’s Cornwall new-folk troupe The … Continue reading

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Day 328 – TOPS

I’ll keep things short and sweet today, with a tune that I’ve had in the archive for many months. This is Montreal weirdo-pop group TOPS with Change of Heart from their 2014 album Picture You Staring; a gloriously unusual piece of dreamy, sigh-filled … Continue reading

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Day 327 – Findlay Napier

Sleazy blues folk today from awesome Glaswegian singer-songwriter Findlay Napier – with his exceptional new tune The Man Who Sold New York.  This is terrific stuff; full of dirty blues guitars, dark and brooding beats and Napier’s contemptuous rasping vocals spitting … Continue reading

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Day 326 – The Staves

I’m going to keep going on my folk kick for a couple more days if you’ll indulge me (and to be honest, even if you don’t, I’m going to do it anyway). Up today is Watford’s The Staves – an … Continue reading

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