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Entries from Sep 2010

2010 week 38 (weakly, not weekly)

29 Sep 2010 · No Comments

I had such good intentions…
The Gifted Children is the latest absurdly prolific/ridiculously good independent act to catch my ear. Like previous finds The Capstan Shafts and Hussalonia, The Gifted Children have a handful of GbV-on-their-sleeve moments, but overall they’re much less off-the-cuff and more varied than the Capstan Shafts. And where Hussalonia mastermind Jesse Menk [...]

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Aug 2010

01 Sep 2010 · No Comments

Every new release I listened to in August:
Aug
The Acrobrats – Hair Trigger
Allo Darlin’ – Allo Darlin’
Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
Autolux – Transit Transit
Banquets – This Is Our Concern, Dude
Bars of Gold – Of Gold
Best Coast – Crazy for You
Betty & the Werewolves – Teatime Favourites
The Bitters – East (single), Have a Nap Hotel (EP)
Blackbird Blackbird [...]

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