Author Archives: inamongsttheclouds

About inamongsttheclouds

I'm a music enthusiast who enjoys writing, playing and listening to all sorts of aural ventures. Any suggestions or submissions would be appreciated. email: westardwick@hotmail.com Do bookings for Bar 1:22 in Huddersfield, looking for gigs? email: 122office@googlemail.com

Woodland Blue

The aforementioned Cordelia Gartside features on the first track of the indie-folk debut EP from, also brighton-based, Woodland Blue. Safe House is really quite good, have a listen below.

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Cordelia Gartside

Just found this video (through john smith) of this beautiful brighton-based bombshell, Cordelia Gartside. She has a 4-track EP out here.

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John Smith – Great Lakes out today

Fourth studio album Great Lakes is self-released today by the acoustic-guitar master John Smith. Playing at London’s southbank centre tonight should be a treat for all involved (including me) as John makes his way round the UK for the first … Continue reading

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Modest Mouse – UK Tour

Modest Mouse are playing some summer dates around the UK as well as a festival appearance. With rumors of a new album to be released sometime this year it’s your chance to see one of the most consistently brilliant bands … Continue reading

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The Little Unsaid – Single Release

The First single from upcoming sophomore album Dig For The Promise was released today. Titled “Midnight On An Island” the single promises much for the the full release out 29/04/13 Have a listen

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Feliciano

London based gig promoter Felciano aka Sam Smith puts on some great gigs around London featuring such bands as Everyone Everywhere, Axes, Tall Ships, Polio, Stagecoach, The Physics House Band, Gunning For Tamar and lots more. He has just started … Continue reading

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Appleseed cast

Fucking ay, just heard appleseed cast are to release a new album, their first since the brilliant 2009 record Sagmartha. You can listen to Great lake derelict the first track to be leaked from Illumination Ritual. Album is out april … Continue reading

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Be right back

So its been quite some time since I last posted, this therefore may turn into a large one. I’m going to try to update on what i’ve been listening to (both old(ish) and new(ish)), some new bands and releases plus … Continue reading

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Deftones

New song “Leathers” from upcoming studio album number seven “Koi No Yokan” out November 13th Does not disappoint. Eagerly awaiting the LP. Download the track for free here

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Caspian – Walking Season

New album from post-rockers Caspian released today

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Fatoumata Diawara

Yet another great Malian musician

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Dinosaur Jr.

From the new album

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The Ocean Floor

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Happy Meet Me In St. Louis Day!

Stop whatever it is you are doing! and listen to meet me in st. louis, one of the greatest UK bands of the last 10 years

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Rachel Sermanni

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Quarter Mile Thunder

Check out that natural reverb! Wonderful

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Efterklang – Full Album Stream

Stream the new album in full here

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This Town Needs Guns – New Track

New track, new album on the way and not forgetting the new line-up, This Town Needs Guns head out on UK tour! Always a great show and now with Henry, from the also great but now seemingly defunct Pennines, this is … Continue reading

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Toe – The Future Is Now EP

If anyone has a spare ticket for the all-dayer this sunday, please name your price

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Richard Parker

I remember playing with these guys at a show in Huddersfield with my old band. Since then we have sadly disbanded but Richard Parker have fortunately not. The new track (posted below) is quality reminiscent of an explosions in the sky tune. And with … Continue reading

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Efterklang – New tracks

Two Tracks from the upcoming album Dream Today Click the link and it’s the first track on the site

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Black Pistol Fire

Gritty two-man guitar blues from canadian outfit. If you only listen to one track make it Young Blood

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Grizzly Bear – Shields

Stream new album Shields out September 18th here  

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Band of Horses – Mirage Rock

The new album out on 17th November

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Atoms For Peace

Thom Yorke’s band Atoms For Peace, which also includes Flea and Nigel Godrich, surprised the world by releasing a new single called “Default” on iTunes. It’s an oceanic but anxious thing, running on off-kilter electronic blips but still keeping some … Continue reading

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Shoes and Socks off – Final Release and tour

Shoes And Socks Off is dead, long live Shoes And Socks Off. The end of the line is approaching for the acclaimed solo project of ex-Meet Me in St. Louis front man, and former Shield Your Eyes bassist, Toby Hayes…but … Continue reading

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Lisa Hannigan & John Smith

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PVT

New track from upcoming third studio album.

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Two Gallants – New album and HUGE Tour!

Two Gallants released fourth studio album The Bloom and the Blight last week, after a 5-year dry spell. In support of the new record they are heading out on a huge tour. Below i have posted just the European Dates … Continue reading

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Weaponess

Scarborough student four-piece Weaponess seem like they may be ones to watch for the future, evolving effects and dynamics through polished technical guitar riffs  and unpredictable song structures have drawn me to the conclusion that i am a fan already. Although still lacking … Continue reading

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Nosferatu D2 – Free live download

On March 5th, 2007, Nosferatu D2 stepped on stage for the final time as the opener for Los Campesinos! and Sky Larkin. We didn’t know it was to be their final show (and neither did they), but by luck someone … Continue reading

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Olympians

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Mount Fuji

Formerly Conquistadors

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Maybeshewill Tour

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BSM sign TOE

Big Scary Monsters Sign Japanese rockers Toe for new EP!! The Japanese math rock band will make their first ever trip to Europe this September, to coincide with the release of their new EP, ‘The Future Is Now’. Toe is … Continue reading

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Mahogany Hand Glider

Some more instrumental rock from Leeds

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Heights

UK Post-rock/progressive band

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Fresh Meat | Introducing… Cleft

Through brilliant early production values, interesting images of Jimmy Hill and most importantly, with an extremely promising and break-through EP, Cleft might sound like an alien entity now, but wait a few years and we’ll wager that you won’t be … Continue reading

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Turtle Bus – Kimberly Kakao

Old song, new video. here’s an rework of the same song in a desert blues style

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Juniors

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Hundred Waters

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Local Natives – Take away show

Not a big fan of Local Natives but this live video of “Who knows, who cares” recorded in Paris by blogotheques Vincent Moon is mouth-wateringly good

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Lymbyc Systym

Another new track from the upcoming third studio release from Lymbyc Systym

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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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