Monthly Archives: May 2014

I suoni di Italia

For the past week Dave and I have been in beautiful Tuscany, stuffing our faces on pasta and pizza, and drinking copious amounts of chianti. In honour of our Italian adventures, this fortnight’s album is Italy’s best-selling album of 2013. Mondovisione by … Continue reading

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Quiet lullaby – Fran’s Review

The first few times I listened to Julia Holter’s Loud City Song, I fell asleep before the end. On first impressions this album does not have much going on. It is very slowly paced, and although Holter has a pleasant voice, … Continue reading

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Quiet City Experiments – Dave’s Review

This past fortnight, we have been listening to Loud City Song by Julia Holter. The title is perhaps a little misleading at first, as the album is neither Loud nor what you would call Song in the traditional sense. Instead, it is … Continue reading

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Loud City Songs

Next up on our playlist is Julia Holter’s third album Loud City Song, released in August 2013 on Domino Recordings. I know very little about the artist and the album, but it received good reviews and topped a few album of … Continue reading

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Can I join the club? – Fran’s Review

So Long, See You Tomorrow by Bombay Bicycle Club is a very enjoyable album. The record as a whole is quite a light affair, with airy vocals and uplifting songs. At its best it has euphoric summery vibes, perfect for the festival season. The eastern … Continue reading

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It’s Alright Now – Dave’s Review

This fortnight, I have been listening to So Long, See You Tomorrow by Bombay Bicycle Club. I found it an entertaining indie pop album, full of texture and containing a range of styles. The first half of the record is consistently good with … Continue reading

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