Midweek Music Suggestions – 25/08/2010

Well here we all are then, eh? Wednesday. I suppose that means I should give you some new music to listen to…

Just the two again this week. Thanks for all your emails and tweets about this – I am trying to fit everything in but it’s not always possible.

If you want to be included in my Midweek Music Suggestions at some point, then please get in touch; luke@routenote.com or on twitter @monkeyhotel

First up is a very new and potentially very special man who I know little about, but hope to learn more in the coming months. This little gem of a track from Lee Royster has been my find of the week and although it’s the only thing of his I’ve heard so far, I strongly urge you to keep an eye on his work.

Lee Royster – Around The Bend by Lee Royster

Next (and finally) a band I’ve wanted to blog about for a while, but couldn’t work out exactly what to say of them. It’s a common occurrence in my life that I want to like a band more than I actually do. Avenge Vulture Attack have had rather the opposite affect on me; I want to hate them and their playful enthusiasm, but for some reason their youthful tomfoolery and excellent musicianship bypasses the jaded cynic in me and reminds me of a simpler time. Check out their website and buy their music here.

Run Around by Avenge Vulture Attack



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