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Dysnomia – Dawn of Midi

My first proper exposure to DOM was their opening set for the recent Nils Frahm gig in Bristol. From the opening thrum thrum of the double bass it was a mesmerising and spellbinding experience. They played this new album Dysomnia … Continue reading

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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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The Best of 2011

I still know its a bit naff but I am still going to do it – here, in strictly alphabetical order, are my albums of 2011 (followed by my favourite gigs his year) I will instantly regret not including a … Continue reading

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Nils Frahm – Reading Minster

It was as cold as charity inside the admittedly rather lovely interior of Reading Minster and the pews are scarcely made for a long sit. So well done me for being super early and nabbing not only a seat up … 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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Dear and Unfamiliar – Birds of Passage and Leonardo Rosado

A year or so ago I became aware of Birds of Passage aka Alicia Merz, perveyor of dreamy and ethereal music from New Zealand. Her rather lovely album Without the World was re-released on Denovali Records (home of, amongst others, … Continue reading

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A Winged Victory for the Sullen

  We live in difficult, and in some ways terrible, times : wars, a shattered economy, social unrest; turn on the wretched TV and its there all the time. Some will rail and rage against it all and in the … Continue reading

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