Band of Blogs: Domino Radio, James Drake, Thundercat & Donal Dineen

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Domino Radio

Domino Records ran a week-long internet radio station which featured shows from Bobby Gillespie, Other Voices, Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand, Wild Beasts, Owen Pallett, Kieran Hebden and Roots Manuva amongst others. All shows are archived for listening.


Previously known for being Flying Lotus’ live collaborator, Thundercat previews his debut album The Golden Age of Apocalypse with a stunning cover of George Duke’s For Love I Come, a jazz-inflected spacious version which establishes this cat as a significant new talent.

James Drake

A mashup album of tracks by rapper Drake and “post-dubstep” artist James Blake by Philly’s Bombe & Caribbean described as “a soundtrack for sippin Robitussun & Alize in an abandoned Cathedral, covered in a velvet blanket with a sexy stranger on a dark night…”

Donal Dineen’s new recording project

Donal Dineen acts as the producer on his new Parish Recordings project. The first song Hi Five-O released as a free download features Liam O’Maonlai, Niwel Tsumbu and Rónán O Snodaigh.

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Sites of the Week: Game Of Thrones, Pates Tapes & Onion Like

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The Inn At The Crossroads

A food blog which exclusively posts recipes inspired by George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire fantasy novel series and the Game Of Thrones TV series.

Pates Tapes

Hundreds of hours of one man’s extensive music collection streaming including John Peel sessions, African, Caribbean, R&B, Jazz and lots more.

Onion Like

Charting real newspaper headlines that could be confused for fake ones from the satirical news website The Onion.

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The Muppets release official film trailer

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Kermit, Miss Piggy and the gang along with Amy Adams and Jason Segel return to the big screen for the first time since 1999. If the various giddy parody trailers spoofing romcoms and The Green Lantern weren’t enough to whet your appetite, then the proper trailer will.

Original romcom style:

The Green Lantern parody:

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