Chrysalismusic’s Blog

BIG BOI by Will
June 30, 2010, 1:40 pm
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Cancel Christmas. BIG BOI ‘s very much upcoming solo record is streaming in full. It comes out early on July 6th. That is soon. But you can hear it sooner than that right here. Oh yes.


Edward Sharpe and the magnetic zeros by Will
June 30, 2010, 10:33 am
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We should probably be talking about Glastonbury and how sunny it was and how Florence’s eyebrow shaving made her look like a longer haired mid 70s David Bowie and how much we like David Bowie, but instead let us take you back a year and re-fill your ears with a little EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROS. Have you seen them live? Heard them? Watched the videos? Holy hell, you should because their music is really something.

My Morning Jacket on American Dad by Will
June 24, 2010, 1:50 pm
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This is wonderful. The wondrous MY MORNING JACKET in cartoon form. Well done, Seth Green..

We do the links so you don’t have to by Will
June 22, 2010, 10:33 am
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Here is a picture of a 16 year old with a moustache (what’s he looking at?)

And here are the links:

LEFTFIELD and APHEX TWIN storming at Rockness (it rhymes with Loch Ness) // BLONDIE give them a grand old show at the Isle of Wight festival // BILLY IDOL does his own introductions at Download and plays a 20 minute version of Dancing with Myself amongst other things // THE HORRORS speak out against whale hunting (musically) // More praise for I AM KLOOT after their album launch at Bush hall last week // And, most importantly, Gareth makes friends with Slash at Download. Yesssss!

chrysalisafriday by Will
June 18, 2010, 11:15 am
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No, not in a Enya-in-the-bath-with-radox-and-candles sense. More in that mode of 6am sunrise Ibiza, let’s reward our tired legs and cold sweaty brows with blissful, chilled dance magic. We aren’t in Ibiza, or recovering from (too) wild a party. But somehow today this just makes sense. Put your feet up and enjoy. Simply click HERE.

Bush Hall magic by Will
June 16, 2010, 1:45 pm
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– I Am Kloot at Bush Hall. IPhone picture fail –  Steve Jobs will undoubtedly be turning in his poloneck

Still, photos aside, I AM KLOOT were in tremendous form last night in front of an adoring crowd in She Bu. They played the forthcoming LP, ‘Sky at Night’, in full with a cast of extras on strings, tenor sax, piano and guit. Magic. Then they played forty five minutes on top full of old favs – among them  ‘proof’, ‘storm coming’, ‘to you’, ‘titanic’ and, for the 2nd encore, ’86 tvs’. Andy Hargreaves drummed with an unshakeable grin on his face throughout. Entirely similar to how the crowd watched.

Found a nice little album preview on t’internet. Check it out.

Summer Heights High by Will
June 15, 2010, 12:17 pm
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This is quite old now but VERY good (Rather like Helen Mirren or the invention of bread). But we publish all the music of the show through Mushroom in Australia, which is most exciting. Particularly when you contemplate a lyric like ‘Annabel Dixon, when girls take drugs and then they die, who would have thought, at Summer Heights High’.  Anyway, if you don’t know this then get involved. And let Mr G entertain you on youtube..