The water’s all around us

Wednesday, 11 November 2009, 23:43 | Category : Video
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They’ve done four excellent festivals. They’ve got a record label. And now they’ve got a film division. At least that’s what it looks like, since Simon Taffe, one of the organisers of big Growl favourite End of the Road Festival, is one of the people behind this lovely stop-motion animated video for The Low Anthem’s [...]

Camera Obscura @ Shepherds Bush Empire, 3 November 2009

Wednesday, 11 November 2009, 17:18 | Category : Live reviews
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In the end the main difference is the scale. Camera Obscura put on a good show, but it’s hard not to compare this gig with the previous time I’ve seen the Glasgow band this year. That was back in March at The Lexington when they played their first gig after recording their latest album My [...]

Left With Pictures - Beyond Our Means

Wednesday, 11 November 2009, 16:07 | Category : Reviews
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This blog is no stranger to the agreeable chamber folk-pop of Left With Pictures - we’ve had singles on here, we’ve had a Seven Songs, and now after an extended wait, we have their newly released debut album. Those who have been following the band’s output to date will be familiar with a few of [...]