Seven Songs: The Young Republic

Friday, 12 June 2009, 21:52 | Category : Seven Songs
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It’s been a while since there’s been any Young Republic on here, but that’s about to change because they’ve got a new EP out this week. It’s a nice little taster for their new album Balletesque (previously touted on this blog here), previewing three songs plus a couple of extra tracks - an alternative version [...]

She Keeps Bees

Friday, 12 June 2009, 11:27 | Category : Good new stuff
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One of the great joys of Spotify for me this year has been discovering all these PJ Harvey albums that I never bought. I mention this because Dorset’s Polly Jean was my first reference point for Brooklyn band She Keeps Bees. The duo may not share the visceral nature of much of Harvey’s work, but [...]