A hectic weekend of four parties in two nights has left me feeling pretty devestated and far from ready for the busy week this one promises to be. My lack of fancy dress ambition saw me spending the two nights dressed as Mr Andrew WK, followed by a couple of difficult mornings trudging around Tesco with blood stains still smeared across my face. As per usual, Sunday was a write-off.
So Pulled Apart By Horses debut single 'Meat Balloon' came out last week. We've had some really nice reviews and the delightful news that it'll be included in this weeks 'On The Stereo' feature in NME and in Steve Lamacq's 'Top 60 Songs Of The Year' list on Radio One. Their debut live radio session goes out on Huw Stephens show this Wednesday, so keep your ears peeled for that.
Secondsmile are out on tour with The Attika State now (dates here), warming up towards a couple of weeks in Europe. As you'd probably expect, their debut album 'Years' is one of my favourites of the year and an unfortunately under-appreciated piece of work. The video for 'Stars Away' has just been uploaded and is worth giving a few minutes of your time to: