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Archive | December, 2009

Happy Christmas From Pluck

I hope you all have an awesome Christmas and New Year’s. I am heading down to Tasmania on the 26th, for the Falls Music Festival, which features huge names such as Grizzly Bear and Yeah Yeah Yeahs, as well as some of my favourite Australian acts, such as Yves Klein Blue and The John Steel […]

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The 20 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010

Edit: See above “2010 Album Reviews” for reviews of many of these albums. I believe that 2009 was a great year for music. We saw what many people consider to be two of the greatest albums of the decade, ‘Merriweather Post Pavilion’ and ‘Veckatimest’, and even if I don’t completely agree, that is still pretty […]

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The 50 Best Songs Of 2009

I found it extremely difficult to pick my favourite albums of 2009, so just imagine how difficult it was to pick my top songs. Thanks to the wonders of iTunes, I can tell you that I have about 1,200 songs that were released in 2009, which is a lot of music to sort through. This […]

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The 30 Best Albums Of 2009

Here is the complete list of my 30 favourite albums of the year. For more detailed writeups on each album, as well as cover art, please refer to the links at the end of the post. 30. Paul Dempsey – Everything Is True “Overwhelmingly, an intelligent and beautiful record.” 29. JJ – JJ N° 2 […]

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The Best Albums Of 2009 [Part 4 Of 3]

Here is part four of my three part series on the best albums of 2009. Seeing as I have covered the my top 30, I thought I would quickly run over a few of the records that were very close to making the cut and are still whole-heartedly recommended, and a few that were ineligible […]

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Gig Review: Patrick Wolf @ Prince Bandroom, 14th December

He’s a bit of an eccentric one, Patrick Wolf. We all know that he has his bad moments, but the fact of the matter is that when he gets up on a stage, he is the born performer. There is something special about seeing someone do what they were born to do, and this is […]

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