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Devendra Banhart ‘Foolin’ by Will
April 21, 2010, 2:19 pm
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We’ve all been there – it’s late, you’re tired, there’s a door, you knock on it. Next thing you know Mr T is making you his bitch and personal glove puppet… DEVENDRA , you never fail to surprise and delight us.



Devendra Banhart – ‘Baby’ by Will
March 29, 2010, 11:34 am
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It’s not everyday you and your band end up flying through the anus of a butt-shaped planet in a large pill-shaped vessel, dancing in a cartoon with mythical creatures and throwing a party therein with fab from the strokes and a wu tang clanner (Think Bedknobs and Broomsticks pre island of Naboomboo on acid minus Angela Lansbury). All in a days work for DEVENDRA BANHART though. Enjoy.



Later later later by Will
October 14, 2009, 10:13 am
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Devendra on Later

so pleased he’s back on UK soil! DEVENDRA BANHART on the Jools Holland freedom festival last night. Sporting a magnificent tache and accompanied by his drummer and, er, accomplice from MEGAPUSS. Soothing stuff.



we do the links so you don’t have to by Will
October 1, 2009, 11:26 am
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Bon Iver Bird

Loving these posters from Spike Press. The Bird, the Bon and the Vincent (of the ST variety). Anyway, here are the links:

THE CRIBS showcase ‘We Share the Same Skies’ on Later // Brian ‘Gnarls Barkley, Gorillaz’ Burton and James ‘ the Shins’ Mercer team up for new project BROKEN BELLS! // DEVENDRA BANHART ‘What Will We Be’ gets a first listen on NME // Johnny Depp makes cameo on new BABYBIRD record due out next February (and will be on video directing duty also!) // And KAREN O AND THE KIDS getting  lovely write ups for their soundtrack to Spike Jonze’s ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ //



we do the links so you don’t have to by Will
September 23, 2009, 2:17 pm
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…as it says on the tin.

ANDREW BIRD and ST VINCENT collaborate for les soirees de poche (french innit – ‘evenings of the pocket’). Intimate setting, hand held HD camera – beautiful. Click here // DEVENDRA BANHART streaming his forthcoming single, ‘Baby’  and discusses his video past with the NME  // THE CRIBS take over the guardian comments section and release the very limited edition Roses Edition  // WHITE LIES make rare track, ‘taxidermy’, available to download here and perform ‘Death’ on Jimmy Kimmel // ST VINCENT discusses her ‘Vampirey Song’ duet with BON IVER (!!) for Twilight ‘New Moon’!! This is exciting. Officially. // And last but not least – we are very happy to see that LEONARD COHEN  has recovered quickly and is back on tour. Very good news indeed.



we do the links so you don’t have to by Will
September 3, 2009, 10:48 am
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These are some drinks:

tropical-drinks.jpg tropical drinks image by tretana

And these are the links (expect a new gimmicky catchphrase next week):

Radiohead’s Reading homage to the YEAH YEAH YEAHS // THE HORRORS and DAMON ALBARN collaborate! // DEVENDRA BANHART unveils sixth studio record due for Autumn Release // A message to you, (Rudy), from THE CRIBS //  Dominos video by THE BIG PINK (Also! They’ve just been moved on to the Radio 1 B list which is mighty good) // NME says ‘bene..bene.. ‘ to THE FREQUENCY‘s debut EP ‘ Morning to 3am’ //  And some excitement in the Youtube/PRS discussions, finally.. //

And now? De-brief  and CACK-tails..



New Devendra Songs roadtested this week by Will
April 22, 2009, 11:33 am
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Does what it says on the tin… New Devendra Banhart material. This is exciting.

Also check out Megapuss (best name ever?) if you haven’t already. Wondermog could have worked also.




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