Paris is burning

Friday, 26 November 2010, 16:54 | Category : Remixes, Video
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Percussive Jumping. Cowbell. Feather head dress. Pew drumming. Pentecostal fervour. General madness. This is the best music video I’ve seen in ages. The song’s out now on Big Dada. Get it here.

Family Fodder - Classical Music

Friday, 26 November 2010, 15:15 | Category : Reviews
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This review first appeared on The Line of Best Fit.
“Make it strange / Every way / That you can” is a lyric on the new album by Family Fodder that could easily be band’s manifesto. But they’re too clever to set this out up front. Although this line’s in the sixth track, by the time [...]

Winds of change?

Friday, 26 November 2010, 15:10 | Category : Video
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New Go! Team = similar to old Go! Team, except perhaps in even more vivid colour. This is a good thing. Except for my poor eyes. Welcome back.
The new album Rolling Blackouts is released on 31 January.

Seven Songs - Bellowhead

Friday, 26 November 2010, 15:07 | Category : Seven Songs
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It’s freezing outside, so here’s something to warm you up, because it’s pretty hard to listen to Bellowhead’s big band folk and not try to shake a bit of leg. I did earlier, and though the results weren’t pretty, I do feel warmer now. They may play songs that are centuries old, but these are [...]

New Gruff Rhys

Friday, 26 November 2010, 14:36 | Category : Live music
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February seems too far away. There’s a lot of chilly weather between now and then. So we’re just going to have to wrap up warm in our thermals and coats and wait for Hotel Shampoo, the new solo album from Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys. But before then, TONIGHT in fact, I can look [...]