Get me out of here
Buy books
  • Saint Dominic's Flashback: Van Morrison's Classic Album, Forty Years On
    Saint Dominic's Flashback: Van Morrison's Classic Album, Forty Years On
Previous Journal Entries
« No Depression | Main | The Decemberists at De La Warr, Bexhill »

Ars Longa, Vita Brevis

Sometimes it feels like there's just too much good music out there to have time to listen to it all. As well as busily catching up on The Decemberists, I couldn't resist yesterday's record fair and came away with this fine haul.

On top of that I've just downloaded Cornershop's latest, and feel some shared ownership having - along with many others - pledged money in advance to help with their recording costs. Firmly recommended, on the strength of one listen over breakfast. Bouncy Punjabi pop - building on the style of earlier singles 'Topknot' and 'United Provinces of India', which are both included. Bubbley Kaur handles vocals - very well, but I do miss Tjinder Singh's distinctive voice. I was struck in particular by some nicely melodic bass lines...album-cornershop-feat-bubbley-kaurand-the-doubleo-groove-of-ample-play-2240771.html.jpg

 Oh, and the postman's just brought this month's copy of The Wire with a free sampler CD.

There aren't enough hours in the day, even without dusting down old albums from The Nice...

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>