Grind Spark Earworm #8 – UNKLE

Last week the Grind Spark earworm took us to the epic soundscapes of Sigur Ros – listen to it and get lost in mountains here. This week, well, this week it’s time for something completely different. It’s time for something that I didn’t even realise came from an advert before I searched YouTube for a…

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Grind Spark Earworm #7 – Sigur Ros

Last week we took a break from the Grind Spark playlist to hear the sounds that whip your creative muse into action. Thought of some more? Then get yerself over there and add em in. But now we’re back, spiralling down into the dirty ribcage of the Grind Spark earworm. And this week it’s gone…

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Grind Spark Earworm #6 – Boards of Canada

How’s the Sunday roast going today? Chicken? Pork? Bean-based baked snack? Well there’s more Grind Spark earworm to help you through the over-cooked broccoli and the burnt potatoes. Last week we were up in the fields with Aphex Twin’s Avril 14th. Listen to it now or forever lose the secret ballerina within your soul. And…

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Grind Spark Earworm #4 – Radiohead

Last week Grind Spark’s earworm gave us Liz Hodson and Josiah Wolf’s god darnit awesome cover of Ain’t No Sunshine. It’s amazing, no two way’s about it. This week we’re moving into Radiohead territory. If I’ve ever had a band obsession they’re probably it (or, at least, the first) – got all their albums, practice…

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Grind Spark Earworm #1 – Justice

Everyone’s got at least one playlist, right? There’s the mix-tape you made when you were eight by recording tracks off the tv (for my younger readers, you can find out what a tape is by watching the Antiques Roadshow next time you’re at your Gran’s). There’s the iPod tracks you put together for your first…

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