Eliza & The Bear

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This post should have been written a long time ago. It should have been written before we included Brothers Boat on our Songs Of 2012. It should have been written in December when we received a charmingly… 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

The Strypes – A Brighton Preview

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The Strypes appeared in the email inbox earlier this week. They’re playing at The Hope in Brighton this Saturday. By the sounds of things we should probably have heard of them before now.… Continue reading

Dry The River – Live & Acoustic

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It’s been a pretty good year for Dry The River. We first stumbled across them about a year ago when we heard Weights And Measures EP. We were immediately struck by it’s scope and intensity. From mellow… Continue reading

Kodaline

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What’s in a genre? Technically speaking, quite a lot of a music I guess. But ultimately genre’s seem to be increasingly artificial labels that often fail to do justice to the scope of a band’s… Continue reading

Jethro Fox

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As we creep into the winter months, something very close to my heart is the mission of finding that stomp-inducing sound to help me cope with the reality of actually getting out of… Continue reading

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

Some people call us “Wicker Glam”: Meet Stealing Sheep

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To cling onto that end of the summer festival feeling, a few weeks ago at ‘In The Woods’ we met Stealing Sheep. These pagan songstresses were headlining the second stage and are pitted… Continue reading

Dog Is Dead – All Our Favourite Stories: “Buy It Or Die”

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Dog Is Dead are great. We have been following them for a couple of years now, and had the chance to meet them at In The Woods this year. Turns out they not… 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

In The Woods

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There are so many festivals around these days; the attitude seems to be if you haven’t queued an extortionate amount of time for a warm beer or passed out in the arms of… Continue reading