Swedish indie rockers I Used To Be A Sparrow embarked on a very special European tour, travelling with only their guitars and perfoming intimate acoustic sets in Sweden, Italy, Germany, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Belgium over an intense ‘on the road’ adventure in support of their debut album Luke. The duo of Dick Pettersson and [...]
One of my favourite animations from last year was awarded the prestigious Grand Clio in Film last week. Johnny Kelly the film-maker, captured it all in camera in one take, using traditional stop frame model animation over a four week period. Not only is the story charming and topical, it has a stirring rendition of [...]
Confession: before they become too firmly wedged into the mainstream, I was a big Coldplay fan. This new single off the forthcoming Mylo Xyloto album sounds like a studio cut from their debut release, which can only be a good thing.
Set to the sweet animation of Johnny Kelly, this cover version of Coldplay’s The Scientist by Willie Nelson is achingly beautiful. The short film, itself, ‘depicts the life of a farmer as he slowly turns his family farm into an industrial animal factory before seeing the errors of his ways and opting for a more [...]