Ars Longa, Vita Brevis
Monday, March 14, 2011 at 11:25AM

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...

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