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Ten Drones on Cassette – A Lily

James Vella came into my consciousness, oh some many years ago, with his band Yndi Halda for whom I have long held a rather sustained affection, with their prog leanings and willfully arcane influences. James himself trades also as A … Continue reading

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17 of ’17

Each on this list is simply offered with the briefest of notes, and listed according to alphabetti spaghetti rules. Each in their own ways has brought a sparkle to my year at some point(s) this last year. Each have reminded … Continue reading

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Population – Crown Larks

I really have no idea why it has taken quite so long to get around to making some jottings on this latest offering from Chicago based Crown Larks, they have diligently and politely been poking me from afar for long … Continue reading

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Little Steps – Good Weather for an Airstrike

It feels like an age that I have been a fan of Tom Honey in his guise as Good Weather for an Airstrike, but it seems that it is only since 2011 and the advent of A Summer, if my … Continue reading

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Ah The World! Oh The World! – Tom McRae

Music matters. It matters to many of us in ways we find hard to express. In these days of perma-music spat out by faceless ‘artists’, dribbling from every lift, eatery, bank and other public place, it is easy to develop … Continue reading

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Dietro a un vetro – Giulio Fagiolini

  Increasingly I find myself taking refuge in music that gives me access to that zen-like space that I find when swimming or running, a space for clarity and focus. There are, I admit, times when I embrace the fuzzy, … Continue reading

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Apart For So Long – Hail Taxi

  Its one of my great joys, receiving an email introducing some new music or artist. But often sadly its a short lived joy, finding the content not to my personal liking. But then sometimes, boom, you hit the jackpot … Continue reading

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