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 [...]

The xx - xx

Tuesday, 11 August 2009, 23:12 | Category : Reviews
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Their album hasn’t even been released yet, and already there’s chat about a Mercury Prize nomination next year for South West London four-piece The xx. How’s that for a big up for your new record? Although such talk is cheap, if it did actually happen, it would show the Mercury judges with a rare lapse [...]

Shameless, traffic-seeking post?

Thursday, 19 March 2009, 22:05 | Category : Good new stuff
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Like most bloggers I want people to visit my site, though like other mp3 bloggers I know that it’s often the mp3s that lure people here. No matter how much I go on about supporting the artists, sometimes, for some people it’s all about the free music. Also, like many mp3 bloggers, I get a [...]