Monthly Archives: August 2011

widowspeak – perfect debuts and perfect covers.

I am not ashamed to admit, I have been in love with Chris Isaak’s Wicked Game probably since it featured on those pretentious adverts for the Jaguar X-Type back in 2001. Yes, I may have only been ten at the time, but having been brought up on Pink Floyd I was never the sort of girl who was into 90s cheese pop (let’s just ignore the Steps CD…) and Wicked Game, with its addictive guitar riff, was just perfection. Continue reading


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the glastonbury series – admiral fallow.

Admiral Fallow were one of my highlights of Glastonbury and set the bar for my best day of the whole Festival. Considering we weren’t even planning to see them, that’s probably saying a lot. The band we were actually hoping to see that morning was Stornoway (who, incidentally, are named after a Scottish town but actually come from Oxford. Unlike Admiral Fallow, who are indeed Scottish). Continue reading

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