It's Mrs Swede's Birthday on Thursday, an event that will see us head off to a quiet bit of the coast for a couple of days of walking and eating, but before that, later today in fact, the New York branch of the family arrive at Swede Towers for a short visit.
Before family matters take me away
though, I wanted to share this tune
from the new Beak album, '>>'. Beak is
a side project of Geoff Barrow from
Portishead, a band that certainly
allows plenty of time for side
projects. I played their 2009 debut
(you guessed it, '>') a lot at the
time, but the new release, which I've
been exploring over the past few days,
seems a step up both in quality and
'Wulfstan II' is a
beefed up re-working of a tune from
'>' and is a big nod in the direction
of Neu! and 'Set the Controls For the
Heart of the Sun' by Pink Floyd. See what you think.
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