July 2014

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  • 07.28.14
    The Red Plastic Buddha – Songs for Mara DAYDREAM GENERATION, RELEASES, REVIEWS | Comments Off
    Get it here: redplasticbuddha.bandcamp.com There was this man on our beach. He had a pointy head and ridiculously long ears and his skin shone red in the moonlight. Like it wasn't actually skin. Like he was made of plastic. His body emitted a strange throbbing sound. 'Hello,' I said. 'What's that noise?' 'That is "She's an Alien" by The Red Plastic Buddha,' he told me. 'From their new third album "Songs for Mara".' 'It sounds awfully muffled,' I said. 'One moment,' he said, lifting a finger and then he parted his robes. I was relieved to see a loudspeaker mounted in his chest. The full ...
  • 07.21.14
    And so it begins… REVIEWS | (1)
    I write a lot but recently I realised that I don't write about music enough. And so, from today, I shall endeavour to write 1 record review a week for the next year. That's 52.14 record reviews. I'll be looking for nuggets of magic that you otherwise wouldn't find, songs covered in dust and once warm cookie crumbs, self-recorded musical dreams from little heads scattered across the globe like pixie dust. So without further ado, let's start with this great big rock of musical goodness. https://play.spotify.com/artist/5UPq3VhxteDyitdE28fdnX I first heard Paul's Grandfather via One Headed Boy's Facebook page, a charming video full of harmonies and ...