Mercy Mercy Me 

#ClimateStrike special – only one choice really

Stay High 

This is Brittnay Howard off of the Alabama Shakes solo thing. Pretty good.


We got to see Elbow recently and this was the track they played from the forthcoming new album “Giants of All Sizes”.

Don’t Cling to Life 

This, from The Murder Capital, is blinding. It reminds me of the much missed Chapman Family

Designated Area Fees 

We have had a lot of phone traffic this week about designated area standard fees especially in our heartlands of West Yorkshire. So thought we would share what we put together for one client. There is no definitive guidance to which I can refer you and these fees were never created for the wasteland that […]

Kids in the Dark 

This is “hairs on the back of you neck” good from Bat for Lashes’ forthcoming album “Lost Girls”. I really want to hear it on a proper sound system with the bass up full.


This is Oscar Jerome doing a fantastic live performance of a tune getting a lot of BBC 6 Music airtime at the moment

Summer’s Song 

Villagers were the penultimate act when we went to see Elbow at the Piece Hall Yard in Halifax a few weeks ago. They were superb and this great new single really captures the feel of their set.

Sister Buddha 

We had the joy of the Belle & Sebastian live experience last week. This is their latest –


Strangely I picked this up from UK BBC 6 Music and NOT whilst out in Spain. We don’t go the places youngsters hang out. This, and even more so the “relentlessly gorgeous” album, El Mal Querer, is a fascinating and enchanting blend of modern RnB with flamenco themes. This review is well worth a read […]

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