Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster

Day 122 Stevie Wonder – Master Blaster

I thought it would be nice on the final day of the year to post quite relevantly my favourite song of 2013. With 365 songs to choose from, this year’s pick was surprisingly easy to choose. James Vincent McMorrow’s Cavalier absolutely eclipsed everything else I listened to over this past year, spearheading a new found direction and…

James Vincent McMorrow - Red Dust

Day 120 James Vincent McMorrow – Red Dust

With Cavalier my self-pronounced song of the year, its follow-up single, Red Dust is an equally special affair. Maintaining the soulful, hip-hop edge seen in its predecessor, Red Dust balances a rich beat with sparse yet glimmering melodies that hauntingly twinkle beneath James’ unique falsetto. I can’t wait to see Mr McMorrow perform live at the Barbican at the end…

Fossil Collective - The Water

Day 119 Fossil Collective – Under My Arrest

Tonight at 6pm GMT I will be appearing on the Miles Myerscough-Harris Radio Show on Smokestack Radio for his final show of the year, which is quite dramatically called The Song Off 2013. Along with host Miles and myself, we are also joined by Jodie O’Donnell, the solo writer of another great UK-based music blog,…