Review: The Twilight Sad – Nobody wants to be here and nobody wants to leave // Oran Mor Session

 “In the end we had pieces of the puzzle but no matter how we put them together gaps remained; oddly shaped emptiness mapped by what surrounded them, like countries we couldn’t name”  Manic Street Preachers – ‘Doors closing slowly’ Of the  many song titles the insta-classic Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters, the one that always seems to stick with me is ‘Mapped by what surrounded … Continue reading Review: The Twilight Sad – Nobody wants to be here and nobody wants to leave // Oran Mor Session

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(Re)Mixed in Sheffield 3 : Crossing the line – Launch Party

“Sometimes, bands expect that a ‘remix’ should be just a ‘reproduce my song’ sort of thing. I usually take everything out, except the voice and then have fun with it”- Adi Carter.  Continue reading “(Re)Mixed in Sheffield 3 : Crossing the line – Launch Party”

Come to my pod

Cats:for:Peru + Zapp Brannigan @ Sheffield Hallam Hubs, Pod A

A gusty Wednesday brought me to the Sheffield Hallam’s Hubs, that strange maze of party rooms, bars and never-ending binges.

Below, people massed to see some football match between squads I have no knowledge of. Music first, sports later.

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The winter of our folk discontent

Quiet Loner – Spectrology


The Skinny: Introspection for the winter.

The Review Proper: Songs from a musty porch in Middle America, England.

Quiet Loner, aka Matt Hill, is a very quiet musician. Haven’t met him personally, but from his music, you can guess quite a lot.

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