Jabberwocky by Lewis Carol

’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe: All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe. “Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws that bite, the claws that catch! Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun The frumious Bandersnatch!” He took his vorpal sword in hand; Long time the [...]

Funeral Blues by W.H. Auden

Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone, Silence the pianos and with muffled drum Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come. Let aeroplanes circle moaning overhead Scribbling on the sky the message “He is Dead”. Put crepe bows round the white necks of the [...]

The Poetry of Life by Friedrich Von Schiller

Who would himself with shadows entertain, Or gild his life with lights that shine in vain, Or nurse false hopes that do but cheat the true? Though with my dream my heaven should be resigned Though the free-pinioned soul that once could dwell In the large empire of the possible, This workday life with iron [...]


http://youtu.be/-3l_x0zVufo FALL in love with the opening guitar riff of this song. So good. JAWS are another hard working sea-wave band from Birmingham's monster indie scene. If you like this check out PEACE and SWIM DEEP, also from B-TOWN.

Let SKATERS cheer you up this sunday!

http://youtu.be/6tA3ddJSrNw We saw SKATERS this summer at Reading Festival and they blew us away. Definitely worth checking out if you get the chance. Hopefully for now this song will cheer you up before the rat race begins again tomorrow! SKATERS' music video for their first single, Schemers.


http://youtu.be/ARKm0Ve56E8 Lets face it, women want to be her, men want to be with her... of course I'm talking about the amazing songwriter, guitarist and vocalist Bethany Cosentino. It's great to see so many female fronted bands causing a stir in the UK and US right now and Best Coast are undoubtably doing just that. [...]