Sweet Oblivion on 2FM

If, like me, you were otherwise engaged last Sunday evening*, then you missed Sweet Oblivion on 2FM. (Along with a host of other 2XM shows of course!) But fear not – here’s the Soundcloud link, where you can listen to your heart’s content. Here are some recent shows if you’d like to see what Sweet…

I know, I know…

Nearly every freaking new band making the blog rounds at the moment is producing songs that are clearly influenced by growing up in the 80s. You know, they’re pop, but distorted pop, they sound like they were recorded in their basement between video game bouts, with The Lost Boys on the TV, that sort of…

The Great Mystery of Hunter-Gatherer

Musicians love promotion, no? Actually, no. A lot of them don’t like to yap on about themselves. Some, because they are contrary arses. And some, because they want to cultivate an air of mystery around their music, and not focus on the ‘creator’. Is that a bit self-aware? Does it – ironically – take away…

New Benoit Pioulard track

Oooh, here we go – the first full-length track from Benoit Pioulard’s new album, Lasted, here for us to listen to. So. Excited. I’ve ordered the special edition album (I’m a sucker for anything unusual or handmade when it comes to my favourite musicians) and hopefully I’ll have it in my hands in a few…