Monthly Archives: April 2016

120-121 – Frank Hamilton & Colony House

This is one of those times where I hear a tune and have to immediately put it up on the official New Year New music list. I did this a bunch of occasions in Year One, but I’ve been a … Continue reading

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118-119 – Annie Girl and the Flight & Diet Cig

Two songs to get through today, and a very limited amount of time to do them – so here goes… I heard Annie Girl and the Flight about a month or so ago on one of the Bay Bridged podcast’s … Continue reading

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Bonus movie post – Batman vs Superman

I know this is meant to be a music blog, but indulge me for a few minutes of your time if you will and I’ll get a quick movie rant out of the way. It involves the first proper “event” … Continue reading

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117 – Tacocat

My goodness – an actual singular post for change. Apparently I’m on a bit of a productivity roll, so today’s write up will be as it should be: namely, 1 act, 1 song and 1 review. So here we go. … Continue reading

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113-116 – Man & The Echo, Deerhoof & Any Other

You may have noticed a bit of a pattern since I allowed myself the luxury of posting multi-song offerings. The daily blog posts are dwindling and getting replaced by every other day (or even less frequent) ones. Sorry – I’ll … Continue reading

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111-112 – Queen Kwong & Spidergawd

Double-header #2 for this week. And I’ll keep it brief. First tune is Get A Witness by Los Angeles indie band Queen Kwong; a sultry, brooding piece of piano and dreamy guitar work permeated by smokey vocals and a heroin-esque dirge. It’s … Continue reading

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109-110 – Brand New & Holy White Hounds

A double-header today to make up for yesterday’s silence – and they’re both goodies to savour. I’ll give you my personal favourite first – the phenomenal Mene by Long Island punk rockers Brand New. A frenetic two-and-a-half minutes of thrashy excellence encapsulating … Continue reading

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