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Songs of the Month, Summer Special, 02~09~2017

Hey all!

It has been a mad summer. I moved city, went on holiday to the US and Canada, and accepted to start school again. Time has been at a premium. With that in mind, let me introduce the summer special Songs of the Month covering June, July and August.

It has been hard to keep up with all the new music. Favourites have returned (St Vincent, Benjamin Clementine, Kodie Shane, Daughter). Old masters are back (Flaming Lips, LCD Soundsytem, Mogwai, QOTSA). Along with heaps of new crushes (Diet Cig, Priests, James Heather, Girl Ray).

Enjoy! x

02~09~17

  1. Gone ~ My Bubba (Third Man Records, Detroit)
  2. How?? ~ Flaming Lips (Bella Union, London)
  3. Why Don’t You Come On ~ DJDS ft. Khalid & Empress Of (Loma Vista Recordings, New York)
  4. Barf Day ~ Diet Cig (Frenchkiss Records, New York)
  5. Doomed ~ Moses Sumney (Jagjaguwar, Bloomington)
  6. New York ~ St Vincent (Loma Vista Recordings, New York)
  7. Phantom of Allepoville ~ Benjamin Clementine (Behind, Paris)
  8. Start a Riot ~ Kodie Shane (Greystone Park, Independent)
  9. Wednesday Morning Atonement ~ Curtis Harding (Self-released)
  10. Nothing Feels Natural ~ Priests (Sister Polygon Records, Washington D.C.)
  11. Ghosty ~ Girl Ray (Moshi Moshi Records, London)
  12. Last Minute Change of Heart ~ James Heather (Ahead of Our Time, London)
  13. Czech One ~ King Krule (XL Recordings, London)
  14. Procider ~ Frank Ocean (Blonded, Independent)
  15. Take Me Away ~ Daniel Ceasar Ft. Syd) (Golden Child Recordings, Canada)
  16. Burn It Down ~ Daughter (4AD, London)
  17. Freakshow ~ Ghostpoet (Self-released)
  18. Party in the Dark ~ Mogwai (Rock Action Records, Glasgow)
  19. Villains of Circumstance ~ Queens of the Stone Age (Matador Records, New York)
  20. What Have They Done ~ Max Richter (Milan Music, France)
  21. Mountainside ~ Deradoorian (Anticon., L.A.)
  22. On Another Ocean (January / June) ~ Fleet Foxes (Self-released)
  23. A Season Underground ~ Flotation Toy Warning (Talitres, Bordeaux)
  24. Love & Cigarettes ~ Kedr Livanskiy (2MR, New York City)
  25. Pulse (v.1) ~ LCD Soundsytem (Excelsior Equity Management, New York City)

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Songs of the Month, 22~04~2017

Hello!

It is Spring! Yay!

It is almost May, which means a Songs of the Month for April is surely right around the corner. Until that arrives, enjoy the songs I listened to and adored in March.

King Kendrick, Little Dragon and Gorillaz all returned with new cuts. Check out new grime sensation Ms Banks, and other UK based artists: the infectiously listenable Raleigh Ritchie (aka Grey Worm from Games of Thrones!), Cosmo Pyke and Jealous of the Birds. Special mention to Jidenna the Chief bringing the J.O.Y.

Enjoy!

M. x

22~04~17

  1. HUMBLE. ~ Kendrick Lamar (Top Dawg Entertainment, LA)
  2. Get Loose ~ Ms Banks (Self released, London)
  3. Saturn Barz~ Gorillaz ft. Popcaan (WMG, L.A.)
  4. Phone Tap ~ Swet Shop Boys (Customs, New York)
  5. After School Club ~ Cosmo Pyke (70Hz Recordings, London)
  6. High ~ Little Dragon (Because Music, London)
  7. Monsoon ~ Hippo Campus (Transgressive Records, London)
  8. Goji Berry Sunset ~ Jealous of the Birds (Bg Space Records, Northern Ireland)
  9. Cowards ~ Raleigh Ritchie (Sony, London)
  10. Bambi ~ Jidenna (Sony, New York)

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Songs of the [Period to be determined], 10~02~17

YES, IT HAS BEEN A YEAR SINCE I LAST POSTED. WHAT OF IT.

I have given up naming this songs of the week/month/year/decade. Whatever period of time I use I will spectacularly miss, so it feels better for all of us if I take the pressure off and post at a period to be determined.

The song this week are a combination of favourites from the end of 2016 as well as what has caught my attention so far this year.

Enjoy!

M. x

10~02~17

  1. Biggest Joke of All ~ Fatima (Decca Records, France)
  2. Drip In My Walk ~ Kodie Shane (Epic Records, New York)
  3. City of Stars ~ Ryan Gosling, Justin Hurwitz (Summit Entertainment, Los Angeles)
  4. Shut Up Kiss Me ~ Angel Olsen (Jagjaguwar, Indiana)
  5. California ~ Childish Gambino (Glassnote Entertainment, New York)
  6. Violets ~ Robert Glasper, Miles Davis (Sony Music Entertainment, USA)
  7. Strings of Light ~ Yussef Kamaal (Brownswood Recordings, London)
  8. One in Rotation + Wide Awake ~ Little Simz (Age 101, London)
  9. Chapter 7 ~ Ezra Collective feat. Ty (independent, London)
  10. La Vie Est Belle / Life is Beautiful ~ Petite Noir feat. Baloji (Domino Recording, London)

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Hello, Is There Anyone Out There?

Hello and welcome.

My name is Mark. I am 23 years old. I love music, movies, books and travel. Originally from Scotland, I have just started living in the beautiful city of Vancouver.

I am going to use this blog to track my thoughts and rambles.

If you like what you see, or even if you don’t, please leave a comment.

Much love x

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