The Android Angel

The prolific Paul Coltofeanu, the restless multi-skiller behind Free Swim about whom I have rattled on previously is about to release an album under his alter-alter-ego of The Android Angel. I’m glad to say the first songs sound great: one’s a bit New Wave, one has a sort of Spiritualized haziness and ‘Lie Back And … More The Android Angel

Top 15 Songs 2011

I tried and failed to limit this list to 10. Even fifteen was difficult because, as far as I’m concerned, it’s been a very good year for music: fine new songs by old favourites and bands entirely new to me. And I’m aware that there are some I know I’m going to love but haven’t … More Top 15 Songs 2011

Free Free Swim EP

Here’s a little treat for the coming week. Free Swim – who I’ve not heard of previously – have a free 4-track EP of really enjoyable, upbeat indie songs that are frankly a little bit loony. They tell the story of a panda called, yes, Yolanda who escapes from captivity in order to fulfil her … More Free Free Swim EP