Folk & Singer-Songwriter

White as Diamonds

I inadvertently got loads of time to listen to some stockpiled stuff this weekend and…

Antony and The Johnsons – ‘Another World’

I had no real love for Antony Hegarty’s music before this despairing and haunting song…

Video: Little Joy – Next Time Around

All sweetness and light. http://www.myspace.com/littlejoymusic

Little Joy (A non Gay Dad-related post)

The best album I’ve heard in the last month or so is easily the just-released…

Grizzly Bear enthuasiast now hot for Eagles

So Daniel Rossum from Grizzly Bear has teamed up with his pal Fred Nicolaus to…

One Day International / Cats and Cats and Cats gigs

Head on down to Whelans tonight for the launch of One Day International’s album Blackbird.…

Lisa Hannigan – Sea Sew

I’ve just been listening to Una and Phil talking about Lisa Hannigan’s new album on…

New Juana Molina – ‘Un Dia’

I’ve been a big fan of former Argentinean comedian Juana Molina for a couple of…

Sweet sweet Trinidad

Last month, there was activity on The Avalanches myspace page that suggested that the near-nine…

New Bon Iver – ‘Blood Bank’

The Middle Distance Runner caught this new song at a Bon Iver show last week.…

Grizzly Bear would beat Fleet Foxes in a fight..

Because let’s face it, their songs are way better. Sample some stellar new material from…

Unknown Pleasures # 1

In an effort to shine a light on the unknown artists and songs that pass…

Bon Iver – Flume

If you were at The National show in the Olympia last night, you will have…

The Dodos – Undeclared

The Dodos are a band from San Francisco who featured on the latest podcast. Their…

Video: Robotnik – People Walk Away

New single from Robotnik’s forthcoming album Pleasant Square. I first caught Chris Morrin in the…

Video: Why? – Song of the Sad Assasin

Judging by the amount of mails, it seems some of you were listening to myself…

Alaska in Winter (featuring Beirut)

You’ve got to admire Milan Records PR team who are capitalising on Beirut blog buzz…

Miracle Fortress… A minor obsession

Since catching Montreal indie dream-popsters supporting Final Fantasy in December, my interest in the debut…

Memphis Series: Pete Pederson & The Harmonicats

I got kind of psyched about doing up some more in the Memphis Series. The…

Laura Marling – Ghosts

Or how The City Channel finally justified its existence… I saw this video on the…