Monthly Archives: January 2011

Galapagos

Galapagos is producer Jacob McNaughton from Phoenix, Arizona. He makes laid-back jams, cutting-up vocal samples and live instruments to make a kind of hypnotic mess – think a slowed down Todd Edwards, without the garage vibes. Read more Advertisements

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Mancini and The Creepers

Here’s the thing: when someone’s music is described as ‘blurring the lines between hip-hop, soul, indie, electronica and jazz’, my heart sinks.  Already I’m imagining some god-awful jazz-funk band, bottom of the bill at Womad with enough slap bass to … Continue reading

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Benjamin Folke Thomas

Originally from Gothenburg, Sweden but now based in London, Folke Thomas is an interesting proposition.  Still in his early twenties, he has the world and whisky-weary voice of… Read more…

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Montee – Ghost

Ignore the crummy video (it was the only one I could find).  This is an ace slice of pop-funk, with an 80s melodic twist, from Oslo’s Montee. One of the highlights of 2010.  They play JA JA JA at the … Continue reading

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‘Bring on the bacon!’

Jack bacon is obsessed with music.  The kind of music that makes synapses fire and hearts sing celestial notes.  The 30yr old, originally from Cornwall but now based in Kentish Town, North London, is the man behind ‘Tuckshop Community Radio’: … Continue reading

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Breton

Breton have been causing mass pant-wetting amongst certain sections of the music press for several months now.  It’s easy to see why… Continue reading

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Darren Hayman – January Songs

Former Hefner mastermind Darren Hayman is currently halfway through his ‘January Songs’ project, an ambitious plan to record, write and release a new song everyday throughout January.  A man of lesser talents may have found such an undertaking daunting… Continue … Continue reading

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