Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Little Unsaid

I saw The Little Unsaid by accident a year or so ago, just happened to stumble into Bar 1:22 on a random night in Huddersfield. I was completely overwhelmed by the whole experience, bought both CD’s that were available to … Continue reading

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We Sleep In This Machine

Just stumbled across this. We sleep in the machine unsigned post-hardcore band from york. I like

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Efterklang – new album and tour

Here’s a teaser for the upcoming 4th studio release, Piramida,  from Danish collective Efterklang. The video shows what lengths the group go to create their distinct sound, it is such a joy to see musicians so passionate about their art. The … Continue reading

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Jairus Documentary

As far as hardcore music goes my interest and knowledge is minimal at best but Jairus are a band that have always spoken to me. I have been a fan for the last 5 or 6 years, through which time … Continue reading

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Esperi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18bQS8lQGIs&feature=player_embedded

Scottish multi-instrumentalist Chris James Marr shows off his looping skills, in this beautifully crafted sound scape Silo the Fire.
He has a couple of pay what you like downloads available on his bandcamp, both of which are excellent. There are definite hints of Mike Kinsella’s Owen through the distinct guitar style and arrangements

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Toe tickets please!!!!

Anyone who is willing to sell 1 single ticket to the Toe/this town needs guns/brontide/tangled hair all dayer would be handsomely rewarded.   seriously name your price. 

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Shoes and Socks Off is Over!!

Just received an email from Toby Hayes aka Shoes and Socks off, if you haven’t read it here it is… Closing. The time has come for me to shut this thing down. As much as I love it, I’ve now have … Continue reading

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MixCloud Playlists

Not being that computer savvy I don’t know how to embed mixcloud playlists on my blog yet so ill just post the links. The first is from Big Scary Monsters who upload a mix fortnightly so check back for more … Continue reading

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Minus the Bear

Gig this Friday (17th) at Heaven in London. Touring the new album Infinity Overhead. Stream it here

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Macho Muchacho

http://vimeo.com/46663950#

Math Rock band from Ecuador. Macho Muchacho.

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Caravels

I have been listening to this 2010 EP from Caravels, released on Topshelf records, all week. Just can’t stop, take a listen and enjoy. Take a look at Topshelf records as well, they have an amazing rosta.

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Tinariwen

http://youtu.be/N2B8wIOIeO8

Recording their 2011 album Tassili in the sahara desert

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Introducing: I Love Colour

I have played with and seen i love colour a number of times whilst i was living in Huddersfield and they had always blown me away with their live performance. But since then they have grown in numbers (with the … Continue reading

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Everyone Everywhere UK Tour

Everyone Everywhere, recently signed to my personal favorite record label Big Scary Monsters for their newest self-titled full length album. To coincide with this release they are heading over the pond for an extensive european tour, the first they have done. A … Continue reading

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A carefully planned festival

If you are in or around manchester this october be sure to pick up tickets for confidently named a carefully planned festival. Tickets are only £10 available here, which is peanuts. Line-up looks interesting, a few certifiably great bands like … Continue reading

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Backton Shore – Turtle Bus

http://youtu.be/fVSyaTPt03A

The folk stylings of crazy bastard turtle bus recorded in a yorkshire cellar.

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Vasco Da Gamma

Four-piece from liverpool who have fused math-rock style guitar with funky latin grooves in a very accessible fashion. Very catchy and infectious. They currently have an EP and a single available for download via their bandcamp the latter for free. … Continue reading

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Lymbyc Systym – Prairie School

New Track from Lymbyc System’s Third Full length album “Symbolyst”

This is a great track and gets me all excited for the new release due 18th September!!!

Check out their previous two albums

Love your Abuser (2007)

Shutter Release (2009)

as well as the split they did with the just as awesome This Will Destroy You called Field Studied (2009)

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a salaam alaikum

Welcome brothers and sisters. For the few (if any) who read this post, the first of many I hope, you have joined at the beginning of a new blogging adventure. I will be using this blog primarily to post tracks/videos/tour … Continue reading

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