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Casablanca

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We could start talking about Casablanca by describing how they are all really young, or that they are full of promise, but we shan’t for two reasons. Firstly, as a ‘young blog’ ourselves… Continue reading

Cave Painting – Votive Life

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Cave Painting are a Brighton band. What’s more, they’re one of the most promising acts out of our fair seaside town in some while. They’re really, really good – and it’s about time… Continue reading

We’re off to Bestival!

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So as you may know, today is the first day of Bestival!  A day upon which thousands of costume wearing, music loving boys and girls  descend upon the Isle Of Wight for a… Continue reading

Cast Of Cheers – Family

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As some of you may know, The Cast Of Cheers – Ireland’s balls-to-the-wall answer to the Foals – have released their just released their ‘debut’ signed outing Family. As some of you may… Continue reading

The Wolfnotes

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You may, or just as easily may not have, realised that it’s been some while since HMCMB has been at full strength. Writer’s have been dipping in and out over the summer but… Continue reading

Exam season

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A Spectre is haunting HMCMB – the spectre of Summer exams. As this Cold War tinged intro might suggest, we have exams coming up. As of late the resultant academic commitments have been… Continue reading

Chic Gamine

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I’m not entirely convinced by Chic Gamine. Not a great start to a post is it? It’s true though, there’s something about them that has me hooked, but then, I also can’t help… Continue reading

HMCMB Sessions :: Bright Light Bright Light

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We owe a bit of an apology to Bright Light Bright Light. For reasons out of our control we were unable to post these videos for quite some time. As an electro pop… Continue reading

The Neighbourhood

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It was way back in June 2010 I emailed Mark Foster of  Foster The People for a copy of their brilliant Pumped Up Kicks, followed by writing about them and adding them to… Continue reading

Mahalia

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People like Mahalia are exceedingly rare indeed. If you’re happy to take a minute out of your time to check her music out, you’ll undoubtedly feel the same way. People that own their… Continue reading

Breton – Other People’s Problems

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A lot of the time in the digital world, your first perception of something is vital. There’s a myriad of reasons for this, for Mail readers there’s the shortening attention span of youths,… Continue reading

Hoodie Allen – All American

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Despite being a predominantly indie blog we feel a real attachment to Hoodie Allen. As you’ve no doubt heard us natter about,  our interview with him back last year shot to the top of Hype… Continue reading