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Gentle Lullabies

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For Shelley, Pierpaolo and Dylan

Celebrating the arrival of Jesse

London

9.09.14

 

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CONGRATULATIONS GUYS!

HE'S BEAUTIFUL!


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Saturday Music: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - The Ship Song (Live At The Royal Albert Hall version)

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#NickCave live at the #RoyalAlbertHall #musicforalondonlife

 

"for Jesse John via grandpa John Marsden"

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Seek out SILENCIO Folk and Acoustic in Hampstead Heath in early October

Seek out SILENCIO Folk and Acoustic in Hampstead Heath in early October | Music for a London Life | Scoop.it

October 7

Heath Street Church

Hampstead

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MFLL is looking forward to discovering new acoustic music in a venue that is also new to us. Intimate acoustic music in a church rarely disappoints. We particularly love candlelit St Pancras Old Church and Union Chapel in Islington is also tops for live music, both during the day and into the evening.

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Wednesday Music : Bell X1 - West Of Her Spine

Roisin O, the Irish singer and songwriter is currently in London working on a new single and her upcoming second album. The sister of Danny O’Reilly, the front man of The Coronas, and the daughter of Mary Black, Roisin has grown up deeply immersed in Irish music...She knows her stuff and what she likes.

 

from  http://www.irishcentral.com/culture/entertainment/Irish-music-I-cant-live-without-from-Roisin-O-VIDEOS.html

 

 'This amazing album first came out in 2003, but it wasn't until a year or two later that I stumbled across it in one of my brother’s old CD collections. It's a brilliant album that I had sort of forgotten about over the years until a friend played it for me when I was down in Dingle last week.


"West Of Her Spine" is this brilliant happy love song, with some really beautiful imagery of the person the singer loves and the place he loves being most;

 

"See how her hair spills over,

Like frayed ends of twine,

All wild and wrapped around her,

Like these wandering arms of mine,

Well I hope they find a soft spot,

Where I can lie for a while, Just south of her shoulder,

And west of her spine." '

 

Roisin O

hear her here  http://sco.lt/5ZqikD

 

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Really enjoying listen to this selection from Roisin O !

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Music For A London Thursday ~ Get Some Scars ~ Lux Lisbon

Music For A London  Thursday ~  Get Some Scars ~ Lux Lisbon | Music for a London Life | Scoop.it
7 track album
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"Gorgeous lush harmonies, reminiscent of a paired-down Fleet Foxes, and a striking vocalist who marries strength and a velvet softness...charmingly rough around the edges .."

 

London Journalist

Shelley Marsden

@shellinasays

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Tuesday music : karama- o girasso

groupe karama par soufian saihi , london , new music song
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The London African Music Festival is our Music Festival Choice this month! 

 

info here:  http://sco.lt/6u2nQH

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Wet Tuesday in London Music: Foo Fighters - My Hero (acoustic)

Watch the Full Concert - http://qello.com/concert/-Skin-and-Bones-4676 ;

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For Hanaki

 

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Bank Holiday Monday Music: Luke Sital-Singh - Bottled Up Tight

The Fire Inside, Out Now! Download on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/TheFireInside ;

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This single is available from iTunes as a free download! 

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Music For A London Sunday : Amphibic

"This page is turning into the showcase window for Amphibic Records a new label created to release the songs of Neal Hoffmann. He is the former songwriter and singer for Indie band Amphibic."

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New Discovery.

happy with it!

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Tuesday Music: Trouble In Tucumcari by Handa-McGraw & The Internationals

Edited airplay version of the full version of Trouble In Tucumcari, a rocking acoustic jazz piece, with some acid overtones. Full version available on iTunes...
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Motopony, 'Get Down' - Exclusive Lyric Video Premiere

Motopony, 'Get Down' - Exclusive Lyric Video Premiere | Music for a London Life | Scoop.it
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Friday Music : Villagers - Cecelia & Her Selfhood

 

 

"A long-standing live favourite in Villagers' shows, 'Cecelia' has finally been committed to tape. Indeed, more than a simple music video, it slowly took the shape of a short film by animator extraordinaire, Adrien Merigeau. 

 

(See: http://adrienmerigeau.com/)

 

Adrien and Conor began the filmmaking process by discussing the song in all of its aspects. Then Adrien let loose. "

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Wednesday Music: Bombino

Bombino @ Sonar, Siena, Italy https://www.sonarlive.com Show manager B-Side Live streaming https://www.concertera.tv
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Bombino is one of the artists performing at the 12 th London African Music Festival. Spanning 10 days, happening at various venues around the city, the line up looks amazing and the venues are among my favourites. A festival well worth seeking out. I defy anyone to sit still!

 

Programme details here  http://www.joyfulnoise.co.uk/

FB page  https://www.facebook.com/LondonAfricanMusicFestival

Youtube Playlist  https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKiKXgSYHHIACZE95e9qrxardW97iOakK

 

 

 See you there!

The 12th London African Music Festival

Dates: 19 – 28 September 2014

 

 
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Saturday Song - Adele - Rolling in the Deep iTunes Festival London 2011 @ Roundhouse

adele - rolling in the deep live itunes...
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Adele shows us how it's done.

She  puts the PER for PERfect into PERformer. 

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MFLL Music Choice: Absent Friends by The Willows

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“This album is beautiful- absolutely gorgeous sound” - Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2

 

“They straddle the worlds between Americana and English roots music in a very deft way;for such a young band they don’t take any prisoners. Fabulous music”- Mike Harding

 

“The Willows are a breath of fresh air, redefining folk music” - Maverick Magazine

 

“Brilliant- I’d urge everyone to go and see them live”- Penny Smith, BBC Radio London

 

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Saturday

13/09/14

 

And you can see them live tonight @ King's Place, more details here http://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on-book-tickets/music/the-willows#.VBMPDGK9KSN

 

For tour info, check out their website http://www.thewillowsband.co.uk/

 

They will be showcasing their second album Amidst Fiery Skies while on tour. The album is duse for release on October 6.

 

(and yes, in a word, gorgeous!)

 

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Sunday Music: First Aid Kit - Emmylou

"Music video by First Aid Kit performing their new single "Emmylou" This is the second single taken from the new First Aid Kit album, The Lion's Roar"

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ty @shellinasays

#musicforalondonlife

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Music For A London Irish Life: WALLIS BIRD - To My Bones

This is the new Single/Clip of the beautiful Artist WALLIS BIRD http://www.wallisbird.com http://www.myspace.com/wallisbird http://bildundtonfabrik.de http:/...
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Happy ..feel goody ..Friday! 

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Wednesday Music : Sally Barker 'Who Knows Where The Time Goes' with Fairport Convention

Sally Barker singing 'Who Knows Where The Time Goes' as special guest with Fairport Convention at the Cropredy Festival 2014
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Thank you for the #music @sallybarkerfan

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Wednesday .. listening...to ...Marianne Faithfull - Truth, bitter Truth from 1982

"Marianne Faithfull - Truth, bitter Truth 1982 Where did it go to my youth? Where did it fade away to? Oh what is all the truth - the bitter truth? ..."

 

strange dubbing? otherworldly?

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MFLL Tuesday Music: Wild Child

MFLL Tuesday Music: Wild Child | Music for a London Life | Scoop.it
#IMAWILDCHILD
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Great New Discovery

All the way from Austin, for your listening pleasure.

They've certainly put a mad skip to my step on this early start to the city day.

Maybe  they'll come over sometime  and play live in London?

C'mon guys! You know you want to!

 

 

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Boo Hewerdine - 59 yards @Greenbelt Festival

"No way would the Greenbelt audience let Boo leave without a second encore! Boo asked if there was anyone who would like join him on percussion ..."

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Wednesday Music: Richard Thompson for Black Cab Sessions

Wednesday Music: Richard Thompson for Black Cab Sessions | Music for a London Life | Scoop.it

The Black Cab Sessions - Chapter Seventy-Three : Richard Thompson...

 

and another Black Cab performer Chairlift

 

 http://www.blackcabsessions.com/index.php?id=1326294312&sort=chronological

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#musicforalondonlife #RichardThompson 

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Monday Music: SEDDIK & SEEDS OF CREATION

"Seddik is a London based musician from Algeria, He is a multi Instrumentalist and music composer and he has the groove...."

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Seddik is one of the musicians performing at the 12 th London African Music Festival. Spanning 10 days, happening at various venues around the city, the line up looks amazing and the venues are among my favourites. A festival well worth seeking out. I defy anyone to sit still!

 

Programme details here  http://www.joyfulnoise.co.uk/

FB page  https://www.facebook.com/LondonAfricanMusicFestival

Youtube Playlist  https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKiKXgSYHHIACZE95e9qrxardW97iOakK

 

 

 See you there!

The 12th London African Music Festival

Dates: 19 – 28 September 2014

 

 

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Saturday truths .. Marvin Gaye - Inner City Blues

Music video by Marvin Gaye performing Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler). (C) 1971 Motown Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
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I recognise this inner city ..#NYC ..#London ..ty #MarvinGaye, for keeping it real. #musicforalondonlife

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Thursday Music : Nosaj Thing "Eclipse/Blue" For Dylan Spadoni, Happy Birthday!

For Dylan Spadoni, my fabulous fairy godson. Enjoy. Full screen. Darkened room. Wait until the end.

 

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14 th August 2014

 

Happy Second Birthday, Dylan. Your sense of wonder is infectious. May your wonder continue to grow.

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