Meeting Heavy Heart…

Meeting Heavy Heart…

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Review and short interview with Anna Vincent I hear a lot of similar music and find myself scanning through SoundCloud and YouTube quite often for music to post in the groups, put on playlists or write about on this blog. Things often begin to sound like more of the same to be honest, but once […]

China Crisis: the Joy and the Spark Reignited

China Crisis: the Joy and the Spark Reignited

Live review, interview with Gary Daly, and review of “Autumn in the Neighbourhood “ As much as I enjoy listening to old 80’s bands sometimes and go “oh yeah..that…what the hell were we thinking?!”…most of them sound really period-bound and it’s hard not to think it’s just interesting from a kitschy/retro view-point. I am not likely […]

Sophistipop Then and Now…

Sophistipop Then and Now…

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According to wiki, the term: “Sophisti-pop was a subgenre of pop music that emerged during the mid-1980s in the UK. It incorporates elements of jazz, soul and pop. Music so classified often made extensive use of electronic keyboards, synthesizers, and polished arrangements, particularly horn sections.” Anybody over 40 that used to think of themselves as […]

Dreampop, Jangle and Twee play list

Dreampop, Jangle and Twee play list

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Dreamy Dreampop Playlist Edition number 1: Tracklist: Day Wave – Gone Brett – Dans Un Autre Reve Real Estate  – Out Of Tune White Wishes – Hold Your Hand Hazel English – Control Devon Williams – Toy Sunflower Bean – Easier Said Washed Out- Before Clubs – Luminous Ducktails – Headbanging In The Mirror Craft […]

Hazel English – “ Never Going Home” EP

Hazel English – “ Never Going Home” EP

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I have been following Hazel English and sharing her stuff ever since I heard “It’s Not Real” last year. After more songs appeared on Soundcloud  I was hooked: her sound is a perfect blend of dreamy, lo-fi jangle with sunshine-pop traces. Hazel English is a 25-year-old singer-songwriter based in Oakland,California but native to Australia. Hazel […]