Monthly Archives: January 2011

Slothpop – Leaping Over Books

Here’s a fun new five-piece to check out! These are two of the tracks I enjoyed most from Slothpop’s self-released self-titled debut album, out at the beginning of January. The group, from Indiana, is the brainchild of frontlady Kristin Newborn … Continue reading

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Adele – If It Hadn’t Been For Love

Here is Adele’s latest, an acoustic B-side released on a three-song single disc last week. This bluesy gem is a cover of a song by Nashville bluegrass act The SteelDrivers, from their 2008 self-titled LP. This style is a far … Continue reading

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Ghostpoet – Cash and Carry Me Home

Obaro Ejimiwe, aka Ghostpoet, is a story-teller from South London who honed his lyrical style as a young pup in his bedroom, heavily influenced by London’s private urban radio stations in the 90s. This is the video for his new … Continue reading

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Alexandra Stréliski – Prelude

Now this is a big step away from the norm for me… instrumental. Gasp. Yes, I know. However, this artist is exceptional. Montreal native Alexandra Stréliski has created some of the most moving piano instrumentals I’ve ever heard. To me, … Continue reading

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Mystery Jets – Half In Love With Elizabeth (Delorean remix)

Delorean is a Basque alternative dance band who hit it big after debuting at SXSW in 2007. Since then, they’ve toured with jj and Miike Snow across Europe and North America and have become quite the household name due to … Continue reading

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Iron & Wine – Resurrection Fern

Iron & Wine, stage name for singer/songwriter Sam Beam, has become one of the music industry’s greatest story tellers over the course of his ten year career, crafting thoughtful tales full of forlorn love, religious imagery and dreamy memories. His … Continue reading

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Hello Seahorse! – Won’t Say Anything

……….so THIS is what Mexican hipsters look like! They have TERRIBLE style.

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