Greetings, Saluations, Goodbye

Wednesday, 6 February 2008, 17:26 | Category : Uncategorized
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Here’s a song that put a spring in my step on my way to work this morning. I was fiddling around with my iPod, wondering what to listen to when the blue line fell once again on Hold Yer Horses, the second album by Kansas-bred, London-dwelling songstress Piney Gir. It’s an album that went un-lauded [...]

Greetings, Saluations, Goodbye

Wednesday, 6 February 2008, 17:26 | Category : Uncategorized
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Here’s a song that put a spring in my step on my way to work this morning. I was fiddling around with my iPod, wondering what to listen to when the blue line fell once again on Hold Yer Horses, the second album by Kansas-bred, London-dwelling songstress Piney Gir. It’s an album that went un-lauded [...]

Singles going steady 17: Cornershop

Wednesday, 6 February 2008, 17:23 | Category : Uncategorized
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Almost exactly ten years ago, there was a most unlikely number one single. It involved a band who hadn’t been anywhere near troubling the charts before, and at least in their early days would probably have though this totally abhorrent.
Cornershop first emerged in 1992, and at first were associated with the Riot Grrrl scene (they [...]

Singles going steady 17: Cornershop

Wednesday, 6 February 2008, 17:23 | Category : Uncategorized
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Almost exactly ten years ago, there was a most unlikely number one single. It involved a band who hadn’t been anywhere near troubling the charts before, and at least in their early days would probably have though this totally abhorrent.
Cornershop first emerged in 1992, and at first were associated with the Riot Grrrl scene (they [...]

Stardeath and White Dwarfs

Wednesday, 6 February 2008, 0:40 | Category : Uncategorized
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I’ve you’re trying to get somewhere in the crazy world of the music business, having a famous (musical) relative must be a mixed blessing. On one hand you can probably get them to open a few doors, but on the other, you’re left open to accusations of nepotism and being given an unfair hand-up. I [...]