MAP August

Tuesday, 24 August 2010, 12:50 | Category : Music Alliance Pact
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You know there’s something wrong when there has been one post on this blog since 22 July. I know there’s something wrong when I post this month’s MAP 9 days after it was supposed to go up. All of this is not good, but life is very busy and something has to give for a [...]

MAP November

Tuesday, 17 November 2009, 0:28 | Category : Music Alliance Pact
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I know this MAP thing is meant to be all about the new music, but this month, my contribution is an old favourite. I thought I’d introduce the international blogging peeps to Jeremy Warmsley, ace London singer-songwriter and all-round top bloke. The track I’ve posted is from last year’s How We Became album, but the [...]

MAP September

Wednesday, 16 September 2009, 23:23 | Category : Music Alliance Pact
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So here’s this month’s international digest, a day late, but there’s good reason for that. Unlike previous months when I’ve been casting around for who to include, this month I didn’t have any doubt. Beth Jeans Houghton. Not only because she’s ace and because she did a recent Seven Songs for me, but also because [...]

MAP August

Saturday, 15 August 2009, 13:04 | Category : Music Alliance Pact
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When the call for submissions came for this month’s Music Alliance Project, I was firmly steeped in Scottish muisc, and had to reluctantly drag myself away to think about what English bands to suggest. Problem was, I couldn’t think of any. Thankfully, this roughly coincided with the arrival of the promo of the new album [...]

MAP April

Thursday, 16 April 2009, 9:17 | Category : Music Alliance Pact
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I was a bit slack this month in getting some MAP blurb organised, so I did a hurried, last-minute job on Alessi’s Ark. I’ve still got the album to review, and this song has been posted on here several months ago, but see it as a wee taster for the new Alessi album, due out [...]

MAP January

Friday, 16 January 2009, 12:56 | Category : Music Alliance Pact
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Here’s the January installment of the Music Alliance Pact. This month, we’ve gained Romania but lost Denmark, so we’re still on 21 blogging nations. And oddly enough, MAP got full-page coverage in an Argentinian daily newspaper!
ARGENTINA – Zonaindie
Bicicletas – 11 y 20
We started the year listening non-stop to this brand new song by Bicicletas, [...]

Music Alliance Pact - November

Tuesday, 25 November 2008, 12:55 | Category : Music Alliance Pact
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Here’s the second edition of the Music Alliance Pact. It’s over a week late, but I’ve been worrying about other blog issues than posting about music. Now that I’ve got this new home, it seems like a good time to try out a post here. So here goes. I’ve not had a chance to listen [...]