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That ain’t Lake Minnetonka

I’ve loved Prince since I was thirteen. He was my first obsession. I collected his entire back catalogue, which back then was an impressive eleven albums. I purchased these slowly but deliberately with my pocket money from my local Woolworth‘s store, on cassette tape. My older brother, always a mainstream guy, was abhorred by the […]

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Summer mixtape online

Made a mixtape. Have ambitions of actually mixing it with random audio I recorded whilst away in the USA. In case that never happens (yeah) here’s my traveling picks.

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Headed West

My mind is on the tracks, my friend My trumpet’s blown its course And heaven forgive, I’m headed west It’s the way of the sun and the source I’ve drummed from bounty’s brimming cup I’ve supped the luck I’m due And with timeliness and fire afoot Go ask my marching crew — Fol-de-rol, Johnny Flynn

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The head and the heart – Lost in my mind

Any song that begins with such charming WooHoo’s wins my vote. I’m also a sucker for men with beards, playing acoustic guitar, in moody, snowy forests, with colourful scarves and bobble hats. It’s a niche fetish. I’m a bit late to this party, Subpop’s Head and the Heart released this single in 2010. I don’t […]

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I Say Fever and Two Weeks

Ta @bbod for the link. US animator Stefan Nadelman, director of Terminal Bar turns his hand to some great wild west styled animation. Let it play to at least 00:53 where the lighting and pace goes crazy with the chorus. Ramona Falls “I Say Fever”. More from Stefan Nadelman. Also love this eerie video for […]