A quick round-up of what happened on the blog in January. We have plenty videos, perhaps the highlight being Hercules & Love Affair’s ‘My House’, and plenty new music. The quota of female Swedish singers is quite high, no?

New music:
Fleet Foxes – ‘Helplessness Blues
Solar Bears – ‘To be With Her’
One Eleven – ‘The One Eleven’
Overhead, The Albatross – ‘Lads With Sticks’
Glasvegas – ‘The World Is Yours’
World Tour – ‘Sparks’
Mogwai – ‘San Pedro’
Lykke Li – ‘I Follow Rivers’
Foster the People – ‘Helena Beat’
Cassettes Won’t Listen – ‘Stuck’
Visionair – ’20 Minutes’
Adele – ‘Rolling In The Deep’ (Jamie xx remix)
Villagers – ‘Old Man’ (Neil Young cover)

Videos:
Lykke Li – ‘I Follow Rivers’
Art Vs Science – ‘Magic Fountain’
Villagers Live, shot by Myles O’Reilly
Creep – ‘Days’
Windings – ‘Poor In The Mouth’
The Go Team – ‘Secretary Song’
Those Dancing Days – ‘Reaching Forward’
S Carey – ‘In The Dirt’
Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – ‘Round And Round’ (live)
Peter, Bjorn & John – ‘Breaker Breaker’
Tennis – ‘Pigeons’
Hercules & Love Affair – ‘My House’
Wolf Gang – ‘Lions In Cages’

Point Of View:
So I’m Putting On A Gig
Prestige In Blogging
The next big thing

A Crash Course In…
Quompilation #1
Whelan’s Ones To Watch
British Sea Power

Introducing:
Kyla La Grange
Padraig McCauley * The P Affection
My Little Cheap Dictaphone
Niki And The Dove
Eskmo

Miscellaneous:
Not Squares BBC Introducing sessions
Stream Hercules & Love Affair’s Blue Songs
Stream A Lazarus Soul’s Through A Window In The Sunshine Room’