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Sway Clarke II

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Sway Clarke II, or do we mean Frank Ocean II? Perhaps harsh to introduce an artist by his clearest inspiration but here we are. Fortunately from what there is to hear by Sway… Continue reading

HMCMB Sessions :: Peter & Kerry

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You may be surprised to find out (unlikely given our recent lack of posting) that HMCMB is not our only past time, hobby or work. In fact, in turns out all members are… Continue reading

D/C

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D/C is the cryptic pseudonym of one of the most exciting musical prospects to be emerging from London right now. Already under the watchful guise of Wildlife Entertainment management, the home of the… Continue reading

Bipolar Sunshine

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It was always pretty likely that we would be fans of Bipolar Sunshine here at HMCMB. Kid British were one of the first real bands that I got into that wasn’t already splashed… Continue reading

The 1975 – Album Review

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In their debut album the 1975 are still wandering the boundary between artists and unashamed indie pop band. It’s a blurred boundary often discussed in blog circles, and also easily derided. The 1975’s ability to… Continue reading

Kimberly Anne

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Hidden under one of the best hair cuts we have recently witnessed stands Kimberly Anne, one of our new favourite songwriters. By mixing up genres and placing a refreshingly heavy emphasis on percussion,… Continue reading

Story Books

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Story Books should have made their way onto this page months ago. Fortunately, they’re here now. It’s a interesting, if ridiculous notion that we feel as though we’re  late to post on Story… Continue reading

Sir Sly

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Sir Sly remind me of The Neighbourhood. Whoa, what? Starting an introductory feature with a comparison? Well, yes. It’s not a bad thing as much as it is a great example of the way in which sounds and perhaps more importantly, sounds in vogue get picked up by the indie radar. Both bands share the same melancholy, and also the same contrasting pop sensibilities. Oh yeah, and both are great.

The 1975 Interview

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On an unreasonably cold evening in mid February, we had the opportunity to meet up and have a chat with indie quartet The 1975 ahead of their Cambridge show. These guys are one… Continue reading

Holy Esque

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Pain and music have always had an inspiring relationship. It’s an emotion, and its provocative. It’s something we struggle to come to terms with, and that’s probably why music draws so much power… Continue reading

Sivu

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MRI scanners are incredible aren’t they? A technology made possible today by advances made by NASA in order to better study the surface of the moon, in the self perpetuating global competition of… Continue reading

HMCMB’s Songs Of 2012

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The end of the year is nigh, and 2012 can be chalked down as a good one. The Olympics weren’t a total flop, an Austrian jumped out of a really high hot air… Continue reading