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Posts Tagged ‘Saint Etienne’

Favourite Christmas Indie Tunes for 2011

This year there indie bands have released a plethora of Christmassy tunes. And I'm here to present you with a round up of the best: including songs from Piney Gir, Viv Albertine, Darren Hayman, My Tiger My Timing, Flow Machines, Fairewell, Dog is Dead, Honour Before Glory, Very Most and She & Him.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ukulele Christmas Carol by Abi Hall
Ukulele Christmas Carol by Abi Hall.

Christmas tunes from respectable bands have never been more popular - both original compositions and covers of old favourites - here's my round up of the best.

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Piney Gir has put together this absolutely adorable lo-fi animated video for her festive ditty Christmas Time - just a few paper dolls with joints and a tacky set. And it works brilliantly! Best of all there is a free download of the tune.

Christmas, Single - Viv Albertine by Sam Parr
Christmas, Single - Viv Albertine by Sam Parr.

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An interview with Julie Ann Baenziger of Sea of Bees

As new single Gnomes is released I finally publish my interview with the most wondrous Sea of Bees. Julie Ann Baenziger came out of a small suburb of Sacramento to sign with Heavenly last year, and now we can't get enough of her heartfelt tunes.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sea Of Bees by Calico Charlotte Melton. Sea of Bees released her new single Gnomes on Heavenly Recordings yesterday. It’s yet another heart rending slice of Julie Ann Baenziger, treatment […]

Truck Festival 2011: Saturday Review

In our second review of Truck Festival I give you the low down on top new musical discoveries Monument Valley, Trophy Wife and reacquaint you with old school favourites Edwyn Collins and Saint Etienne.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Truck Fest by Cat O’Neil. It’s been six long years since I last attended Truck Festival, look since when boutique festivals with eclectic musical line ups have become two a […]