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29-05-2011 // Album: Other Lives - Tamer Animals


After listening to For 12 several times a day over the last 2 weeks i decided to post it on the blog and just as i always do when writing a little something on a band i've discovered, i spend some time on Other Lives' website first. To see of i can hear some more music & maybe learn a little about the band and the albums they have released or might be working on. This evening i found the player above with 3 songs from their recently released record Tamer Animals (which is also the title for the least appealing track if you ask me..) and that makes 3 great songs i have heard of this band now. Unfortunately, that record is only released in the USA so far, Europe will have to wait till (don't hold your breath) August 29! There is a possibility i've forgotten about them by then, but who knows.. For 12 is truly a great song and the other 2 are good enough to help me remind this European release by the time it's August.

27-05-2011 // Album: Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts

Thurston Moore - Benediction

Thurston Moore - Circulation

Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore has released his latest solo-album this week, called (you guessed it) Demolished Thoughts (produced by Beck!). And with me not being a very big fan of Sonic Youth (despite all the credits they deserve, i just never got around to really listening to them, who knows i might love their music..) i was not expecting to much of this to be honest. But i am pleasantly surprised by the 2 sweet songs that were pre-released, which you can hear up there. If i had to describe Sonic Youth with as little as i know about it, i would use the word 'noise', so i was really amazed by the complete abscence of it in these 2 songs. Especially Circulation is an amazing song, with a certain tense and urge in it, i simply can not get enough if it.

You can hear the entire album online, as it's being streamed by NPR, and as i said, it has hit the stores already. So if it takes your fancy, get your copy today (i sound like a bad advertisement now, don't i?). My iTunes has just informed me that it's done, it's 7.35 now and the 1st buy is in. This just might become a really bad day for my bankaccount, but a great day for my record collection..

24-05-2011 // Live: Dry The River - Bible Belt [live]


Absolutely loving this song for some time now and this live version is even better..!!

23-05-2011 // Monday Morning Kick-Off: [MM-KO] Black Lips - New Direction


This new track by punkband Black Lips, released somewhere last week, is the perfect Monday Morning Kick-Off for this week. You can sing along really easy, you know you have to play it really loud and & you can dance to it. which i was doing just now.
Have a good week!

18-05-2011 // EP: Ruby Randall - Untill The Dust Settles


This just oozes candlelight. Ruby Randall has a very special, melancholic voice and the gentle songs she has crafted for her debut-EP are pure and beautiful. It's not easy to stand out in the 1000s of girls playing guitar singing your own songs, but for some reason Ruby does stand out. Usually those girls end up as Jewel-wannabees or try and fail, but Ruby Randall has succesfully dodged that bullet and has made a 4-track EP that sticks. That left me wanting more, because it is thát good!

17-05-2011 // Live: Josh T. Pearson live sessions


There's a lot of Josh T. Pearson live music to be found on the internet after the recent weekend and luckely it found it's way to my inbox. For example there's a very good 4-song liveshow for Daytrotter he did just last Sunday morning. Read the fine writing Daytrotter's Sean Moeller did on this little liveshow & listen to Josh T. Pearson doing what he does so well on his latest album, but even more intense in this live session.

In a whole different setting, but at least as interesting and fantastic to hear (and watch) are 2 songs Josh played at the Mute Short Circuit last weekend. Doing covers of Erasure's A Little Respect and Moby's 'Natural Blues'. Both really great in a whole different way as the Daytrotter-session and all just adding to the respect this singer deserves.


16-05-2011 // Monday Morning Kick-Off: [MM-KO] Givers - Up Up Up


Monday Morning Kick-Off with the Givers. Great fun track 'Up Up Up' really puts a smile on my face after again a very good weekend. I really don't feel like working todat, but with this tune, i will manage..

12-05-2011 // EP: Vermilion Club - Home


Great little album by 2 students who write exciting little songs together. The early Thursday morning sunshine, coffee, the smell of clean laundry, newspaper, Vermilion Club: Perfect!

09-05-2011 // Album: The Marzipan Man - The Marzipan Man Adventures





The Marzipan Man should've released his 2nd album today. At least, that's what it says on several websites, but so far not on his own.. Above are 2 fine songs from that new album, and the rest is at least as good, so definately go check that out at playgroundmag.net, where you can stream the entire album. This nice, surprising record may well be the 1st real summervibe-album i've heard this summer (which technically hasn't even started yet..)! Lovin' it!

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