Some of the best tracks of 2014

Only some of them mind, because trying to shoehorn such a deliriously rich of year of music into one succint list is, frankly, impossible. Future islands – Seasons (Waiting For You) Thanks to Sam Herring’s┬ábad dad dancing on the Letterman show this┬árousing, triumphant and exuberant tune made its way onto my playlist – and stayedContinue reading “Some of the best tracks of 2014”

The Away Days

Rarely do bands from Istanbul capture the attention of the mainstream, but The Away Days are getting there, and deservedly so. Fully open about the fact that their name reflects the feeling they have of not feeling at home or belonging, their music has this wonderfully transient, viscous quality, deeply cavernous and deliciously meaningful, asContinue reading “The Away Days”