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Oh Daughter!
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Oh Daughter!

Just a heads-up, in case you didn’t already know – gorgeous experimental folk trip Daughter (Elena Tonra, Igor Haefeli, and Remi Aguilella) play at Mascotte, ZH, on Wednesday 17 April 2013. Also, I just saw that Igor, Daughter’s guitarist, is actually Swiss – I bet he’ll have a warm welcome home from the audience. Here’s … Continue reading

Force of nature – Blackmail
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Force of nature – Blackmail

Earlier this year, seminal German indie rock band Blackmail released II, their eighth studio album, and their second with new frontman Mathias Reetz (who replaced original singer Aydo Abay in 2010). With a touch of psychedelic 70s rock, some indie melodicism, and edgier, more powerful guitars than ever, II is yet another singular force of nature … Continue reading

m4music Festival 2013 – Foals, The Jezabels, Jamie Lidell, Veto, FM Belfast, Beardyman + more
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m4music Festival 2013 – Foals, The Jezabels, Jamie Lidell, Veto, FM Belfast, Beardyman + more

Five clubs, three nights, two cities and over 40 acts – yep, it’s that time of year again, time for the m4music Festival, Conference and Demotape Clinic. This year’s line-up includes Foals, Jamie Lidell, Beardyman, The Jezabels, Veto, Delphic, FM Belfast, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Le Corps Mince de Françoise (LCMDF), Sheila She Loves You, ME, … Continue reading

DAVID BOWIE + TILDA SWINTON = GENIUS: ‘The Stars (Are Out Tonight)’ NEW VIDEO
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DAVID BOWIE + TILDA SWINTON = GENIUS: ‘The Stars (Are Out Tonight)’ NEW VIDEO

DAVID BOWIE. TILDA SWINTON. TOGETHER, IN ONE VIDEO. CUE AWESOMENESS, ANDROGYNY AND GREAT HAIR. Bowie and TILDA star as a married couple who get some new celebrity neighbours, as directed by Floria Sigismondi. Now if only Jim Jarmusch would convince Dave to make a cameo in his upcoming vampire lover flick Only Lovers Left Alive … Continue reading

Two Things: Todd Mitsuda, Business Development/Licensing, Countdown Media
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Two Things: Todd Mitsuda, Business Development/Licensing, Countdown Media

I met Todd Mitsuda of Countdown Media on the bus from Nice airport to Cannes the night before Midem started. We bumped into each other at various points during the next few days, so I hit him up for a quick interview in the Countdown Media booth. Todd works in the ever-burgeoning field of sync … Continue reading