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Posted 6 Feb 2012 @ 5:26pm
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Effortless, laidback cool is something that seems instinctive to London-born and New York-based Ninja Tune stalwart Simon Green, better known through his production alias Bonobo. With ten years worth of expansive, breezy electronica to his name that’s much-lauded by fellow musicians and music critics, it’s no wonder that news of his first live tour of Australia was met with enough...

Posted 31 Jan 2012 @ 11:29am
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Band names can be funny things, and the way bands come up with them can be just as curious. Sometimes they just appear and everyone in the band agrees (although it's safe to assume this is pretty rare.) Sometimes they come after a drunken night raiding dictionaries, thesaurus' and other similar reference works. Occasionally band members throw words into...

Posted 2 Nov 2011 @ 12:45pm
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I have loved REM for years without ever managing to see them live, so this swan song single is unexpectedly poignant. I know the kids don't care, and they don't really fit on commercial radio anymore, but they still write lovely songs. For all its adult contemporary feel and Bacharach-style string arrangements, We All Go Back to Where We Belong is still bittersweet and affecting.

Posted 15 Jun 2011 @ 1:35pm
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“ I feel like life is all about those ‘little hells’ that you have to get through in order to enjoy the good parts of life,” says Canadian songwriter Dallas Green, reflecting on the title of his latest and perhaps most widely anticipated album under the moniker of City & Colour. “They’re the things that build your character and make you stronger – they make you who you are as a person.”...

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