Monthly Archives: March 2014

Stoked for Nu Folk

Following on from last fortnight’s minimal electronic extravaganza, my pick for this fortnight has a different take on the psychedelic theme. Until Sunday 6th April Dave and I are listening to Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros’ eponymous third album. This is a band that two … Continue reading

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Something Something Something Darkside – Fran’s review

Initially I was quite unimpressed by Darkside‘s Psychic, but as the fortnight progressed it definitely grew on me. A major factor in its initial failure to please is the incredibly slow start to opener Golden Arrow. This was so frustrating … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of the Jaar – Dave’s Review

Psychic by Nicolas Jaar’s latest project, Darkside, is an album that improves with each listen. The eleven minute opening track, Golden Arrow, is a bold start, but it sets the tone well for this slow-paced, psychedelic-electronic album. After four and a … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Darkside

As festival lineups are being announced for this summer and I am working out which to attend, I thought we would listen to a name that appears on several I am interested in: Psychic by Darkside, released in October 2013. Darkside … Continue reading

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Days Are Gone – Dave’s Review

I first saw Haim last summer when they were all over the TV playing many UK festivals such as Reading and Leeds, T in The Park and iTunes. Here is the opening 15 minutes of their Glastonbury set. You can … Continue reading

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Hit The Ground Running – Fran’s Review

Haim’s Days Are Gone and I have had a few adventures during our fortnight together. There was the time we got stinking drunk at the top of our voices while I cleaned the bathroom, and the time Haim kept me … Continue reading

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Family Bands

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