Tag Archives: Halves

Albums of 2013

Always in two minds about the end of year list, it does never the less prove a useful reminder of what I was listening to when new fancies steal my attention away over the next year. Based purely on the … Continue reading

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Morning Bruise – Cfit

I have written a little before about what seems to be a (re)surge(nce) of Irish bands , such as my beloved Halves, Overhead the Albatross, Alarmist, Croupier etc. with their mix of slightly post rock, a bit prog and a twang … Continue reading

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Boa Howl – Halves

It Goes It Goes, the first album from Halves in 2010, had a profound and lasting affect on me, an album I return to regularly for sanctuary and solace. Like much music that burrows into some deep place within, it brought … Continue reading

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Boa Howl – Halves

Uber short post to flag up the fact that the entirely wonderful Halves have their latest album, Boa Howl, released on Hate is the Enemy Records, now available for pre-order via their special website. Available on vinyl and CD I … Continue reading

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Alarmist EP

. If I were to do one of those irritating ‘what-I-have-most-played-this-last-week-on Spotify/LastFM’ things, you would find a couple of polar opposites: the peerless Believers album from A.A. Bondy, and this self-titled EP from Alarmist. Alarmist are another band from the small … Continue reading

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The Irish Are Coming

Alarmist  Friend?   Overhead, the Albatross Rather quietly there seems to be an Irish ‘thing’ going on. The unspeakably wonderful album of last year that was Halves, It Goes, It Goes has claimed it’s place as one my favourites of … Continue reading

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Top Albums of 2010

Its almost a truism to say at the end of a year that its been ‘another great year for music’, but 2010 does seem to have been a particularly fertile year. An end-of-year  best albums is both a bit trite but also … Continue reading

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