Bootsy call

Thursday, 29 January 2009, 21:28 | Category : Good new stuff
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Good news! New Magic Arm! The Manchester-based artist otherwise known as Marc Riglesford has got a new EP coming out soon. It’s a proper EP too - none of your cheap four-track jobs - Marc’s giving us six fresh tunes. How’s that for a credit crunch bargain?
Marc’s got good form, based on the quality of [...]

Blue for you

Thursday, 29 January 2009, 17:26 | Category : Songs
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After several hours of listening to the new Animal Collective album and simultaneously staring at the LP sleeve, you enter a strange and wonderful parallel universe which looks a lot like ours, but is much sunnier and Merriweather Post Pavillion is as much a part of the national fabric as fish and chips, black cabs [...]

Belated Fence post

Thursday, 29 January 2009, 0:34 | Category : Reviews
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I know I’ve been talking about trying to get lots of new stuff up, but I’ve still got unfinished business from last year. In early December I bought three albums from the ever-excellent Fence Records, the main recording output for the Fife-based Fence Collective, featuring three of their longest-established and best-loved artists. All of them [...]