Sunday, 3 April 2011

cruel rhythm.

it's the 4th birthday of this sorry looking corpse so i've decided to have a better looking, more mentally well adjusted, taller, smarter second blogchild to make up for the failed efforts of my first and now deceased spawn. RIP baby, long live Cruel Rhythm.

Friday, 10 December 2010

new era.

aaand i'm done. thank you to everyone who has ever read, commented, and loved this blog. special special thanks to all the bands i've featured over the past three and a half years. it's been a blast.

blog world future: Illegal Tender, Transparent, Pinglewood, Music Fan's Mic, Blue Walrus, Truants, Abeano, Dummy and my fave blog Pigeon Post.

peace out homies and homos x

Monday, 6 December 2010


this Thursday 9th Dec i'm hosting the awe inspiring Duologue at The Netil House in east London.

featuring DJ sets from longtime FD faves Disclosure and exciting new talent Breton, it is going to be an awesome evening.

doors open at 8 and DJs are on til late so come and enjoy.

The Netil House
Westgate Street
E8 3RL
(next to London Fields)

tickets + 10" vinyl bundles are available here!


Monday, 22 November 2010


did i mention that i LOVE Jamie Woon? check out this stunning video for 'Night Air' which is out now and let your ears travel through the wonderfully trippy world of Becoming Real below.

Jamie Woon - Night Air (Becoming Real remix)

Saturday, 13 November 2010

world of my own.

it is impossible to deny the truck-load of bands currently coming out of Oxford. still part of Jonquil (along with members of Chad Valley, Trophy Wife, and Pet Moon), Sam Hudson Scott has also turned his hand to a solo project called Solid Gold Dragons. despite holding elements of contemporary art-rock, 'Serious Lover' is predominantly brimming with the influence of new wave artists like Arthur Russell. Sam's vocal is soulful, and with the warm tones of brass behind him, the track is a tiny insight into the great potential of the already mentioned bands. probably my favourite song to have emerged so far from this hyped scene.

fall in love with Solid Gold Dragons here.

Serious Lover by solidgolddragons

Jonquil are off on tour next week, hitting the following cities and venues -

15th Nov - Nation Of Shopkeepers, Leeds
16th Nov - Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
17th Nov - The Harley, Sheffield
18th Nov - Arts Institute, Cardiff
19th Nov - The Jericho Tavern, Oxford
20th Nov - Spanky Van Dykes, Nottingham
24th Nov - Camp, London

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

better plan.

a couple of months ago i travelled to the murkier ends of this city to see a band i knew almost nothing about. i was less than prepared for the show stopping performance i witnessed that night; it left me with that 'so good it hurts in every way possible' taste in my mouth.

their beautiful brand of thundering, left-field guitar pop fuses with space-age electronics and is in a word, epic.

Duologue were so good that night i wanted to find a way to get involved with their magic and what better way than to present them all to you live. so FUCKING DANCE is putting on a show on December 9th in London - the exact location and DJs are still to be revealed.

Head over to to download a couple more free tracks and get your 10" vinyl + ticket bundles.

RSVP at the facebook event page.

Monday, 1 November 2010

pop death.

one of my In The City highlights, London based band Breton, are releasing their next EP via Hemlock Recordings. and it sounds fucking amazing. here is a group that is doing something different and completely fresh sounding. FINALLY. post-math-punk-pop? whatever. they blend together a whole host of influences and snippets from various musical genres and create genius moments of twisted, brooding pop.

Breton - RDI

Friday, 29 October 2010


"i guess i was a fool". booming production from ~anon~ crew Yo Video. happy Friday.

Friday, 22 October 2010

yeah yeah yeah yeah.

welcome to the beautifully blissed out world of Luckey Remington. amongst playing with numerous musicians (see: Joanna Newsom, Devandra Banhart), in various different bands and creating his own films, Luckey has time to create some gorgeous bits of music himself.

Luckey Remington - Cuesta Cala

Tuesday, 12 October 2010


ones to catch (regardless of whether you are going to In The City or not).

CLOCK OPERA. gorgeous twinkling electronic love songs. new single is out 1st November on Kitsune.

SPECTRALS. heart warming fuzz. EP is out today on Moshi Moshi.

Spectrals: 'Peppermint' from TLOBF.COM on Vimeo.

FIXERS. part of what i heard is dubbed the 'Ox-fi' scene.

also go see previous FD bands: Picture Book, Worship, Foreign Office, Sophie Rose, Samuel Diamond and Sissy & The Blisters.

i'll be tweeting from the event so make sure you're following @jamilafdance for irritating commentary.