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Weekend Tunes: Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

I've always wanted to play trumpet but never really got the chance to give it a crack. One day! Anyway, this group, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble sure know how to play their instruments, this track is a cover of Outkast 'Spottie-Ottie-Dopalicious' which is a favourite of...

Weekend Tunes: Foals

I totally feel like I am the last person to discover Foals. Accidentally bumped into them while looking for something totally different on You Tube, as you do. One of those accidental meetings that blossom into something beautiful. They are from Oxford in the UK, which i...

Weekend Tunes: The Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs

This is a bit of an oldie now (released in 2006) but it's such a goodie! If you're having a shit day, put this on, play it loud and do some lounge jumping. Honest, all your troubles will melt away. The track is called 'Gold...

Weekend Tunes: Little Dragon

Little Dragon are a 4 piece band from Sweden, they are a mix of sweet vocals with electronica beats and have been playing together since about 1996. I love this track 'Seconds' the video is kind of weird, but it all works! httpv://youtu.be/M34EGD7NIEw...

Weekend Tunes: Tiny Ruins

Another beautiful, talented artist from New Zealand. Tiny Ruins has just sort of popped up everywhere, and good reason too — she has a beautiful voice, soft like velvet and has a very likeable quality. Perfect for Sunday mornings in bed with a cup of...

Weekend Tunes: PJ Harvey

If you haven't heard of PJ Harvey then, well, this will be quite the introduction. Polly Jean Harvey is from the UK and she is the only person to have won the Mercury Prize...

Weekend Tunes: Lana Del Ray

Heard this the other morning on Morning Glory, such a great track. The lyrics are a little obsessive (which is creepy) but she has a beautiful voice and I love the video. First track is called 'Blue Jeans' and second (because we always need a little bit...

Weekend Tunes: Isaac Hayes

Isaac Hayes is such a legend, a soul singer from Tennesse in the US. He has produced some very memorable tracks, but you may know him best as the voice of 'Chef' from Southpark. Isaac Hayes died in 2008 at the age of 65. This...

Weekend Tunes: Janine And The Mixtape

Clever New Zealanders are always the best. Meet Janine And The Mixtape, a group of talented folks, fronted by a lovely lass from Auckland, NZ, Janine who make good beats laced with really strong vocals.  They recently visited New York (where the below video was...

Weekend Tunes: Rob-O

How AMAZING is the backing track on this tune!! Too good. So smooth, so cool. Why? I hear you ask, because Pete Rock had his finger in the pie and worked on the production of a lot of the album. That man is a genius....