I went on holiday in the sun. Now I’m home. And from the ether comes a playlist covering all the ground thereon. For your pleasure. Cast off the beach towel of silence and jump into the cooling water of spotify. Trunks not included. Have a listen now. HERE.
In other news BAT FOR LASHES has won Best Alternative Act at the UK Asian Music Awards! Which we are very pleased to hear // BROKEN BELLS are being given plenty of flattering words. Here’s what the Times say / the Independent say /DiS say. But of course, make your own mind up about it. // And that is all. For now.
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Estelle- new video ‘Freak’ feat Kardinall Offishall is flippin brilliant and with a nice twist of soul 2 soul. Brilliant.
Dinosaur Junior are playing some shows in the UK (AMAZING!) full details can be found on their website
Laura Marling who has an amazing new Ethan Johns produced album out imminently is on the front of the fly magazine.
Lastly- the Yeah Yeah Yeahs pick some music for the Guardian and provide a portal for the video to new 7” single ‘Skeletons’
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This is a cat riding a synthesizer through the cosmos
And this is the links roundup:
It’s 2010. So why are we still talking about EOTYear lists 2009? Because the Hype machine publish theirs now and we’re much among ’em // ‘It Must Be Love’ gets (a)-political //James Mercer + DANGER MOUSE = BROKEN BELLS. Listen to some here // THE FREQUENCY have a lovely new site. // And ‘hello 9/10 for upcoming FOUR TET LP, There is Love in You’. We approve, Clash Magazine. //
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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’ //