Sweet Oblivion 16 Feb 2012

This week’s Sweet Oblivion is up for your listening pleasure right now – just click here. Here’s what to expect on the show… Artist//Track//Album Kings of Convenience – I Don’t Know What I Can Save You From – Quiet is the New Loud Perfume Genius –  DIRGE – Put Your Back in 2 It Low – Like a Forest – Things We Lost in the Fire Windings- The Space I Ooccupy “The Space I Occupy/ The Hassle” is the new double A-sided 7” Single fromwindings, released this February 2010 on Out On A Limb Records. Both tracks on the single are … Continue reading Sweet Oblivion 16 Feb 2012

Latest Sweet Oblivion shows plus playlists…

Hey folks, here’s a little update on the most recent Sweet Oblivion shows. You can listen to them all on the RTÉ Radio Player, which is a really handy addition to the site. Here’s the link to the most recent show – if you click through to this, you will then be given the option to listen to even more Sweet Oblivion shows. Just click on ‘Listen Back Further’. As always, thanks to everyone who listens in, I couldn’t do the show without you. Here are the playlists for the most recent shows: [Artist – Track – Album] 9 February … Continue reading Latest Sweet Oblivion shows plus playlists…

Is this real? Wipers

I go with gut feeling a lot when it comes to music. In a weird way, I often get a sense about whether I’ll enjoy a band before I even listen to them. It’s like I’m driven to seek them out and just know I’m meant to hear their work. This isn’t the same as hearing a new band’s name bandied about blogs; this usually happens to me with older or established bands. In the case of Wipers, the cult Portland post-punk/pre-grunge-era three-piece, when I first heard their name I knew they were a band I needed to investigate. And … Continue reading Is this real? Wipers