Category Archive: Music

Paolo Nutini – Iron Sky (Hudson Mohawke remix)

Cruising maybe 35,000 ft above the grime and grind of North India. Happy about heading south (with no other agenda than to unwind when I got there). And then THIS song kicked-in as the pilot… Continue reading

If you like old school stuff…

Paul Kalkbrenner just shared the 1st of 3 mash-up mixes – with a few tracks you might recognise. And the story behind why and how he did it is pretty inspiring. Listen or… Continue reading

An angst-relieving anthem (or 12)

‘Life events’. Ahhh, man. Sometimes, they’re a real bitch. Thank goodness then, for running. For yoga, meditation… and music. Big, artery pumping MUSIC. Where would we be without it? Especially when superwoman stars like Sia… Continue reading

Current love: Volcanics – Josefine Hellström Hansson

Kinda dark, definitely deep, and very much moody – give it a listen. Image: marcovilla.

Animal masks, creepy crawling dancing… Does it get any better?

I hope this makes you happy – I LOVE it!

It’s Monday, let’s D.I.S.C.O.

Well, why not?

Hump Day earworm

Awesome tune. Very happy to have it wriggling around my lobes. Enjoy!

A double dose for the soul

Today means a slow, glitchy, fuzzy return to work for many of us. So long sofa and your unlimited stash of Quality Street chocolate, hello rammed trains and overloaded to-do lists. Get yourself through the day with… Continue reading

Elvis Mondays: the king’s advice for staying on track

“When things go wrong, don’t go with them” – Elvis Presley

The sound of sandy shores

You’re welcome.

Elvis Mondays: the King on fate

“The Lord can give, and the Lord can take away. I might be herding sheep next year.” – Elvis Presley.

Mario Aureo – Raindrops

It’s been soul, soul, soul lately so it’s been a while since we’ve turned to Ibiza Sonica’s balearic beats. Until today. Pulsing through our speakers from the White Isle’s station is Mario Aureo’s… Continue reading

Elvis Mondays: the king on performing

“I’m so lucky to be in the position to give. It’s really a gift to give.” – Elvis Presley

Elvis Mondays: the king’s approach to Monday mornings

“It’s human nature to gripe, but I’m going ahead and doing the best I can.” – Elvis Presley.

Elvis Mondays: the star on the power of ambition

“Ambition is a dream with a V8 Engine” – Elvis Presley.

Elvis Mondays: the King is alive (I have proof)

My boyfriend. Elvis Presley. (Normal Elvis Mondays resume next week).

Last Day – Kollektiv Turmstrasse

I was first introduced to Kollektiv Turmstrasse some four years ago when at Cocoon’s now defunct Green and Blue festival. I was literally blown away. Their set surged through a toe-tapping beginning to… Continue reading

Quit your job. Follow your dreams.

That statement holds true for this week… I’ve thought it, had it said to me, and have uttered the words to at least one other. Thanks to the Brooklyn-based band Baby Alpaca, I’ve… Continue reading

Elvis Mondays: the king on modern music

“Man, I was tame compared to what they do now. Are you kidding? I didn’t do anything but just jiggle.” – Elvis Presley

Elvis Mondays: the star on keeping your ego in check

“If you let your head get too big, it’ll break your neck.” ― Elvis Presley