Tag Archives: The National

Tramp – Sharon Van Etten

I have had this album for weeks now, and play it over and over, its like a contagion, barely a day passes when I don’t listen to it, much as in the way I did for SvE’s previous album Epic a couple 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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The National – Brixton

National Web / FB/Myspace/@The_National Phosphorescent FB / Myspace/@Phosphorescent Thomas Bartlett (Doveman) Web / FB/Myspace/ @tommydove This was the third National show in a week and some would say (Mrs H-C amongst them) that this was a little out of order. … Continue reading

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The National – Bristol and Warwick

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The National, High Violet and Bloodbuzz Ohio Vid

Well the news that High Violet is out and frankly rather brilliant is no news at all. In fact quite pointless to write anything about it at all it would only sound too sucky. The splendid Bloodbuzz Ohio track now … Continue reading

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The National – Royal Albert Hall

@binmouth and I sat high up in the hallowed surroundings of the Royal Albert Hall, now the prestige venue of choice for many top acts. It is a remarkable venue that affords the great majority of the audience an excellent, … Continue reading

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The National in Birmingham

What a joy – The National in Birmingham. OK the Academy in Brum is not my favourite venue (and this time especially sticky underfoot) but who cares when they put on such a good show. I still find it hard … Continue reading

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