Cultivating great musical taste

Archive for July, 2012

Song of the Day: It’s All Okay by Julia Stone

 

One half of the sibling duo Angus and Julia Stone, the latter has come out with a brilliant song as part of her solo career. Both Angus and Julia have started upon solo careers and both have been astounding. (more…)


Song of the Day: Happy Now by Jon Allen

This guy sounds like Rod Stewart,that’s really the first thing that strikes you about Jon Allen, especially with Happy Now. His rough vocals give this otherwise moody folk song a rocky edge. (more…)


Song of the Day: All My Days by Alexi Murdoch

I find it very difficult to find a guy with a soothing voice, I believe the last one was Marcus Mumford of Mumford and Sons, but Alexi Murdoch has blipped onto the radar in a rather gruff but understated way. (more…)


Song of the Day: [What a Night] To Be Alive by The 99s

The 99s are a pop rock band who have been very fortunate of late. Not only have they got two albums to their name but they caught the attention of the Hollyoaks guys and were asked to appear on the show and perform two of their songs. (more…)


Song of the Day: Lost Words of Forgiveness by Teodasia Featuring Fabio Lione

You know when you’re listening to a song and you feel it’s destined for more? You know, it conjures an image of sweeping audiences, of people screaming and yelling and moshing and dancing and whatever they do depending on the genre, the band are on stage at an arena performing the song with all their passion and emotion and the air is full of vibrations of the song. (more…)


Obsession of the Moment: Laura Marling

(Song of the Day to come this evening)

Ever since I discovered her first two albums Laura Marling has been an absolute favourite of mine. Her albums are almost impossible to get bored with.

Which means when I decided to listen to all her tracks on shuffle to get me through my daily routine I was once again hooked. It doesn’t matter how many times I’ve heard her music before there’s always something new to admire. (more…)


Song of the Day: Laura by Bat for Lashes

I have never ever listened to this artist before, but yesterday I got into the car, turned the radio on and this song had just started. I missed the introduction, had no idea who it was by or what it was called. It grabbed my attention and then I forgot about it.

Then this morning I was looking through the music tag on WordPress and saw someone had posted the video for this so decided to give it a go. Lo and behold, it was the same captivating and beautifully haunting song that was on the radio. So thank you WordPress, for reuniting us after out short time apart, because this is a truly wonderous song. (more…)