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.
'Some things are over Some things go on Part of me you carry And part of me is gone'
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