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Picture Book

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A spot of sun-tinged musical nostalgia for you today. That’s if a track a year old qualifies for nostalgia? “Sunshine” first cropped up last spring, or maybe even before that. It’s just so… Continue reading

Wake Owl

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“We are a folk band from Vancouver”. Or so reads Wake Owl’s facebook page. Their bandcamp tells a different story. All songs are written and performed by Colyn Cameron, with help from a… Continue reading

King Charles Update

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As you’ve probably guessed by now we’re pretty big fans of King Charles. We aren’t sure whether that’s due to the refreshing songwriting, characteristic voice or unique look. Most probably it’s a combination… Continue reading

Echotape – Sky Above Quarley Hill EP

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Amalgamated Aesthetic Industries (AAI). Not sure what that means? It certainly piques your interest though. Not that Echotape need much other than their music to catch your attention. That they’re also shrouded in… Continue reading

Dylan Owen – Keep Your Friends Close

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Honesty is a spectacular thing. It’s disarming. It’s enlightening. It makes a number of potential shortcomings forgivable. It’s something Dylan Owen has in abundance. “Keep Your Friends Close EP” is the 20-year-olds latest… Continue reading

alt-J

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There’s another twist in the alt-J/∆/FILMS plot. It’s good news though. The band are currently touring, released their debut single back in October and just this Monday followed that debut with double A… Continue reading

French Wives

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As you may well have noticed by this stage we here at HMCMB tend to focus on new music. That is not to say that we completely neglect established artists, after all our… Continue reading

King Charles – LoveBlood

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Today see’s a return to yet another old favourite. Maybe there’s something inherent in nostalgia that’s somewhat secure and comforting, or perhaps it just so happens that there’s a string of upcoming releases… Continue reading

David’s Lyre – English Rose

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It’s a shame when things don’t go to plan, and perhaps equally upsetting is just how often that’s the case, what with Burns night last week “the best-laid schemes o’ mice an ‘men… Continue reading

Breton – Blanket Rule EP

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It’s difficult to pin Breton down. As far as pigeonholing them to one particular genre is concerned there’s no hope, from house beats to guitar riffs, they’re about as eclectic as it gets.… Continue reading

Freestyle Fridays – e-dubble Is Back

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This is possibly the best news of 2012 to date. A bold claim admittedly, but when you consider the quality that the last Freestyle Friday (FF) series dished up, a justified one. For… Continue reading

Bear Driver – Let The Cold//Never Never

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We at HMCMB have been pretty keen on Bear Driver for a little while now. The 6-piece collective first came to our attention back in March last year, with their release of several… Continue reading