Monthly Archives: October 2011

Soundscape de Nostalgia – Arboretus

. This three track EP by Alex Fawcett, nom de plume Arboretus (something vaguely ‘tree’ going on there I assume), is released via Hawk Moon Records tomorrow, 24th October. Being a Hampshire based sort of chap there are a number of … Continue reading

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Töf – Náttfari

. I don’t know how long it takes for an average band to get its debut album out, my guessing is it isn’t around ten years. Well thats about how long it has taken Náttfari to get their first album, Töf, out … Continue reading

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New Bits and Bobs

A few short and sharp bits on material from new and old friends Exitmusic New York duo (although they perform as a four-some), Aleksa Palladino and Devon Church, have released a five track piece entitled From Silence on the excellent Secretly Canadian … Continue reading

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Roddy Woomble – Bristol Colston Hall 2

. The second time of seeing Mr Woomble this year, the first at the wonderful Union Chapel at around the time of the Impossible Songs launch, and this time on Colston Hall. A couple of the band members were the … Continue reading

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In Passage – Immanu El

In Passage is apparently the third album from this Swedish band. Three albums from five young chaps who can only be about 24 years old is reasonably impressive in its own right, but to produce an album of such polish and finesse is surely … Continue reading

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Felt – Nils Frahm

Although it is only fourteen months since I first heard him  play his extraordinary music at the St Bonaventure’s in Bristol alongside Shearwater, it feels like I have known the music of Nils Frahm for a long, long time. The … Continue reading

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Living Room Songs – Ólafur Arnalds

I have been following Ólafur Arnalds project all week, it has been a touching, intensely human experience with a rare intimacy. Each day he has created a new song, recorded a download mp3 and and accompanying video and made them immediately … Continue reading

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