Monthly Archives: May 2008

High Dependency Unit

I am indebted to young Hector Peebles for this stuff. A kiwi band that is hardly new – back to the late 90’s at least and without a prodgious output. High Dependency Unit – HDU claim to be a bit … Continue reading

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Guillemots at Bristol

I think that this was probably our fifth time of seeing Guillemots – including Oxford Zodiac (RIP), Cardiff Uni and Bristol Academy,(not quite sure why I feel a slight twinge of embarassment here). Been a fan since first hearing them … Continue reading

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Business Time – Flight of the Conchords

Ok Ok maybe not the first time its been cited but I still find this a laugh. How come they are so big in the States and not here? Whats going wrong?

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Cuong Vu – Trumpet a-go-go

Just listening back to some Pat Metheny (who has always made me go weak at the knees) and reminded just how great his sometime-trumpet player Cuong Vu is. A bit hard to locate any decent files or vids but there … Continue reading

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Band of Horses/Tyler Ramsey

Just having a little peek at Tyler Ramsey’s Myspace and noticed – joy of joys – that he will be supporting Band of Horses in London when we trek up the M4 to see them in June. I seem to … Continue reading

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The National – Virginia EP/DVD

Loathe as I am to criticise my bessy band, and whilst its good to have summat ‘new’ to clutch to my bosom, I am still feeling a little let down. The EP is mostly stuff available elsewhere no matter how … Continue reading

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Fleet Foxes

A bunch of chaps – with the almost now inevitable connections to Band of Horses, from Seattle and whose parents obviously had loads of Buffalo Springfield and similar albums around – but hey it works for me. Happy, slightly hippy, … Continue reading

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