Displaying articles by tag: Paul Simon

Ladysmith Black Mambazo: Always With Us

Paul Simon‘s one-and-only Graceland is the defining album of my childhood. More than any other music, those 11 tracks transport me back to our rickety Volkswagen bus: the brothers “grab-assing” as we slowly traversed the arid Central Valley – Yosemite…

Emily Loizeau: Mothers & Tygers

Emily Loizeau is French, and, not unlike our very own Jerracid, was born of mixed parents, who, simply through the logistics of raising a daughter with family spanning the English Channel, ultimately exposed her to a great deal of cultural…

Mumford & Sons: Babel

This post should prove to be a genuine crowd pleaser: Yes, it is officially confirmed that, English folk-rockers, Mumford & Sons has completed their follow-up album to the double grammy-nominated Sigh No More.…

Islands: A Sleep & A Forgetting

It’s true that I have been craving some new Islands music since posting about Cuff the Duke at the beginning of January. Finally, the Canadians have come through for me. This Valentines Day they will be releasing their fourth album…