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Toned Down Tuesdays – Department of Eagles

May 31, 2011 by


I was going through my itunes recently and stumbled across an incredible track that I hadn’t heard in a couple of years. It was “No One Does It Like You” by the Department of Eagles. The Duo is composed of members Daniel Rossen (now of  Grizzly Bear) and Fred Nicolaus. They began jammin’ after being […]

Belated Toned Down Tuesdays – Ellie Goulding

May 18, 2011 by


Elton John’s “Your Song” is one of the most covered ballads in recent rock’n’roll history. Since it’s 1970 release, the B-Side from “Bring Me To The Pilot” has been covered over 15 times by many artists, including the likes of Rod Stewart, Billy Paul and Three Dog Night. The song is perfectly romantic in it’s […]

Toned Down Tuesdays: PJ Harvey – Let England Shake

May 3, 2011 by


PJ Harvey is a master of experimentation. A seeker of originality, Harvey’s sound is never duplicated from album to album. This is true for Let England Shake. Her music is the result of a  combination of influences like fellow english poet T.S. Eliot and musical groups the Doors and The Pogues – as well as […]

Toned Down Tuesdays – Horse Feathers

April 19, 2011 by


Well it is tuesday again and I am feeling as toned down as ever. Having just completed a tough streak of exams, I’m using this Tuesday to refuel my engines and find my lost chi. The band I have selected this Tuesday, Horse Feathers, has some of the most low key string folk i’ve ever […]

Toned Down Tuesdays – Fleet Foxes

April 12, 2011 by


There is something enchanting about the Fleet Foxes, something timeless. Their refreshing style is romantic as well as bluesy, and displays influences from both classical and contemporary genres. This was the case for their first album, self titled “Fleet Foxes” which was a hit with both Critics and Fans alike. Finally after 2 years of […]

Toned Down Tuesdays – The Raveonettes

April 5, 2011 by


Meet The Raveonettes! Man this group is funky. The duo has gone through many line-up changes over the years, but for their last few albums they’ve consisted of Sune Rose Wagner on guitar and vocals and Sharin Foo on drums, bass and vocals. This Danish group uses various influences to create a unique sound, there […]

Toned Down Tuesdays W/ Jill Harris!

March 29, 2011 by


Okay friends it is time that I introduce your ears to Jill Harris. This friend of mine has always had a terrific voice but now it has been recorded and I feel it is my duty to share it with you all. Jill, on her song “Wildlife Child”, exhibits an incredible vocal range that mirrors […]