Category Archives: Classical

SONG OF THE DAY Matthew Halsall – Music For a Dancing Mind

The Listening Post Blog is a big,big fan of Matthew Halsall (see my previous posts here and here) and has spent the afternoon listening to his most gorgeously sublime award-winning album, On The Go. Wonderfully composed by the Manchester-based DJ, bandleader and trumpeter, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mammal Hands – Hourglass

Continuing on the Gondwana Records theme from Friday, I have been checking out other artists on this label and have found this cracking track from Manchester trio, Mammal Hands; (other previous Gondwana Records features include Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra, GoGo Penguin, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY My Brightest Diamond – Say What

Shara Worden is a Detroit-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has performed under the tag of My Brightest Diamond for the last seven years.  Signed to Asthmatic Kitty Records, she has been recording ever since she was a student at the … Continue reading

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