The Donkeys – Scissor me Cigs

The first thing that struck me while listening to The Donkeys is the laid back vibe of this track. I was somehow reminded of later Pavement, except prettier. The song ambles nicely, rather like a happy tortoise, but then amidst …

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Andre Camilleri – The Dream

The prolific Andre Camilleri just won’t stop! Here’s “The Dream” from his latest album “Punch Drunk”. Andre has been based in Australia for the past few years. Punch Drunk by Andre Camilleri

James Chance & the True Groove All-Stars – I Don’t Want Nobody

Here’s a little blast from the past. During the heady days of the post punk era, there was an insane saxophonist called James Chance. Now although he played the sax like a deranged gorilla, he had tunes that would make …

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Plato’s Dream Machine – Flien

Its always a pleasure here at Stagedive to bring post about a new local release, and even more so when the track in question kicks as much ass Flien, Plato’s Dream Machine teaser from their upcoming new album. PDM have …

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Craft Spells – Breaking the Angle against the Tide

Whenever I feel that I need a dose of good old fashioned jangly indie pop, I know that I can rely on the Captured Tracks label to deliver. This time round it’s one of their early signings, Craft Spells. However …

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Cable35 – Underground (Shed sessions)

Cable35 are back with another track from their very enjoyable Shed Sessions. Experience a different side to these enthralling noise-mongers.

Quasamodo & The Q Orchestra – Hard to be a Superman (feat Thaliah)

British hip hop artist Quasamodo (not to be confused with producer Quasi Modo, aka Madlib) has come up with his most soulful cut yet. A melange of organs and trumpets lifted from a blaxploitation film, this is one hell of …

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Odonis Odonis – Order in the Court

Order in the Court is one of those tracks where the video overshadows a song. The track itself is a rough and tumble mix of screaming and heavy chords. The video, though, is a masterpiece. It’s a surreal collage of …

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Yann Tiersen – A Midsummer Evening

Sometimes I think that multi-instrumentalist Yann Tiersen’s soundtrack work for cult film Amelie was a bit of a fluke. After all, the guy was reared on the sounds of post punk. It seems though that he found his niche and …

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Yews collaboration with the|lost|kid

Currently based in London, Yews has been pretty busy. Apart from her first London gigs earlier this month, she has been collaborating with the|lost|kid. Here’s “The View From Within” and “everythingyouwilleverwant”. the|lost|kid – Yews –