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Best of 2010

In no particular order and for no particular reason, here are my favourite albums of 2010. Beach House – Teen Dream The National – High Violet Arcade Fire – The Suburbs She & Him – Volume Two Japandroid – No … Continue reading

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Journey soundtrack #4: Joanna Newsom (live)

It’s been years since I last saw Joanna Newsom. The first time I got to see her, thanks to a friend who couldn’t go himself, was magical. Partly because it was in the historical and magnificent Royal Albert Hall, but … Continue reading

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Journey soundtrack #3: Japandroids

Japandroids are a two-man punk-rock band from California; their latest album, No Singles (Polyvinyl Record) is a compilation of their first two self-released EPs. Their setup and music philosophy surely owes much to the White Stripes: drums and a guitar … Continue reading

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Journey soundtrack #2: Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti

I can’t even really remember how I stumbled upon Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, probably thanks to Pitchfork, but in any case, it is putting in a heavy shift on me ol’ iPod. My friend and great music connoisseur, Lightspeed Future … Continue reading

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Journey soundtrack #1: The National

Everybody knows that the right soundtrack can make a road trip more enjoyable. It can energise you, it can make you reflective as the music seamlessly blends into your surroundings or it can simply distract you when things don’t turn … Continue reading

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