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Midnight Music is a daily post of a song that happens at midnight. It couldn’t be simpler. Today’s song is: Relief by the phenomenal Chris Garneau. I LOVE this song. The album it’s taken from, Music For Tourists, is 10 years old this year. I didn’t go to see the city I went to see…

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Midnight Music is a daily post of a song that happens at midnight. It couldn’t be simpler. Today’s song is: Elliott Smith! We’ve never had him before, but this song is pure perfection. He was an incredible artist. We miss you Elliott. Drink up, baby, stay up all night With the things you could do,…

Introducing the Hardline.

13th of July, 1987. Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D’Arby was released. 30 years old today. It’s an incredible album, one I still listen to today. Here are just a few of my fave tracks.

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Midnight Music is a daily post of a song that happens at midnight. It couldn’t be simpler. Today’s song is: Came to the realisation last night that we’ve never had any Elton John. Then I remembered why we’d never had any Elton John. Trying to pick one Elton John song to feature is like trying…

Guilty Pleasures.

I take issue with the entire concept of songs as guilty pleasures. I’ve used the phrase on here, but only because I know by using that you’ll know what I was saying. However, I think it’s a stupid idea. Here is why: The phrase guilty pleasure is generally used to describe consuming something that is…

Midnight Music. 277.

Midnight Music is a daily post of a song that happens at midnight. It couldn’t be simpler. Today’s song is: An entire song written around one small riff from a Red Hot Chili Peppers classic. Impressive work if you think about it. I think this is a fine slice of pop. A pop classic I’d…

Sometime During The Day Music. 1.

Sometime During The Day Music is not a regular feature and is largely just me being a dick. Today’s song is: Cheer the fuck up, y’all, this is Alphabeat! Easy living, Killed the young dudes, In the high boots Teenage, In the pace age, That’s when love burns, Now it’s your turn.

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Midnight Music is a daily post of a song that happens at midnight. It couldn’t be simpler. Today’s song is: Dauðalogn by Sigur Rós. Iceland’s finest! I’d write more, but it’s midnight in about 36 seconds. Enn á eðal tél Lýðar gætúr birta von Gegnum mér sjá logn Allt toginá alða

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Midnight Music is a daily post of a song that happens at midnight. It couldn’t be simpler. Today’s song is: I’ve spoken about Regina Spektor before, but I never really rave about her. It’s weird as I think she’s amazing, and she’s also the person I have the most music by. Over 1000 individual mp3s….

Say what?

In my head, the title of this post is read by a sassy black woman. Ugh. Having to update from my iPad using a Bluetooth keyboard. I hate it. I don’t mind the medium, and I don’t even really mind the keyboard. My main issue with this is the fact that, when I’m typing, if…

Midnight Music. 274.

Midnight Music is a daily post of a song that happens at midnight. It couldn’t be simpler. Today’s song is: Doesn’t need much of an introduction, it’s fucking Mercury Rev, innit! Welcome to MM you heroes of music! And I know it ain’t gonna last And I know it ain’t gonna last When I see…

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Midnight Music is a daily post of a song that happens at midnight. It couldn’t be simpler. Today’s song is: This is a biggy. This song, by The Antlers, is from 2009 and I’d forgotten about it until I heard it purely by chance the other night. It’s amazing, I can’t believe it escaped me….