Yep, it’s that time of the year when summery summer sonics often have a Tour de France reference. And this is the best of this years’ bunch from the Memory Tapes is ‘Bicycle’.
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For a special 10″ release, here are a couple of the best tracks off the latest album by Iain Archer to savour.
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So the story goes that Iain Archer is out in Schwarzwald (that’s the Black Forest) with the rather musical in-laws and whether something gets lost in translation, the location inspires this collection of songs that reach out To The Pine Roots.
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From the slow start with ‘Canal Song’, which reminded me of Tunng with the simple fingerpicked guitar and dulled bass beat, Magnetic North takes a while to get going, and I was feeling a little turned off when by the beginning of ‘Minus Ten’ the pace hadn’t upped.
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