Songs to send you off on a Year Abroad

For a lot of my mates, third year means one thing, the Year Abroad. Be it somewhere exotic, like Brazil, or somewhat less exotic, like Bristol ( I 100% have a friend doing his year out from Edinburgh to Bristol ), these should be the songs to accompany you on your bon voyage!   … [Read more...]

LIVE : Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes @ Shepherd’s Bush Empire

So I've had a pretty blessed week of music, seeing Gambino one Thursday and Edward Sharpe the next Wednesday. If Childish taught me how hip hop can bring a crowd together live, Alex Ebert here showed me how he can unite a room full of people with his charming, optimistic rock. … [Read more...]

LIVE : Sophie Delila @ St Pancras Old Church

As I mentioned the other day, Sophie Delila very kindly invited me down to see her absolutely kill it at the St Pancras Old Church, read on for details of her generally being wicked. … [Read more...]

Hold On – Alabama Shakes

  Alabama Shakes, having formed in 2009, are prepared to face quite the 2013. With 3 Grammy nominations, and a lead singer with a voice that draws comparisons to all the greats of the 60's, is there much that can stop this band? … [Read more...]

Leaving On A Jet Plane – John Denver

Apologies for my absence in the past few days, but I'm back with an old school cracker. For anybody jetting off , play this one and get emotional if you fancy it. … [Read more...]