Midweek Download 8/12/2010

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An Indiecater Christmas 2010

Well it’s cold, its frosty and I’m currently warming my enormous chestnuts on an open fire.  It sounds like it’s time for some festive cheer to warm your cockles and get you in the mood for Chrimbo. And so to that end here’s a free track from the rather lovely Indiecator Christmas Album 2010.

Not on Christmas Eve” By Boca Chica.

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This is the third (check out the 2008, 2009 versions here) rather lovely Christmas compendium from Indiecator Records  which is streaming in full over here,( track listing below.)

1) Dolfish – I’m Proud Of You Joanna (Throwing Wood On The Fire in Columbus)
2) Natalie Prass – No Better Time (Hanging Candy Canes On The Tree in Nashville)
3) Paisley and Charlie – Snow Blitz (Warming Frostbitten Noses in Brighton)
4) The Very Most – Christmas In July Comes Earlier Each Year (Feeling Slightly Queasy in Boise)
5) Kate and After – Snow Angel (Eyes all Aglow in Götenborg)
6) Boca Chica – Not On Christmas Eve (Dressing Up Like Eskimos in Pittsburgh)
7) Alli Millstein – White White Christmas (All Out Of Cranberry in New York)
8) Adam and Darcie – River (Watching Willy Wonka Again in Provo)
9) Standard Fare – A Flicker Of Snow (Sweeping Snow From The Doorway in Sheffield)
10) The Gorgeous Colours – Hurry Up Children Santa’s Coming (Cheating At Monopoly in Dublin)
11) Royal Forest – Sweat Shoppe Hands (Licking Giant Plastic Icicles in Austin)

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Benjamin Francis Leftwich – Rebellion ( Arcade Fire Cover)

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Benjamin Francis Leftwich’s debut EP ‘A Million Miles Out’ was released in late October and ever since Benjamin has been busy recording live sessions for Radio 2 (where he performed this cover) and XFM as well as garnering great support for the release from the likes of  BBC Radio1 and 6Music. In addition Benjamin has also performed with Ellie Goulding, Lissie and Stornoway making 2010 a year to remember.

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Andy Von Pip

ANDY VON PIP - Founder, editor, writer, reviewer, photographer and all-round good guy at the VPME.com. House photographer for The Academy Music Group, Zuma Press, Event Magazine and Rex Features worldwide. You can check out his photography at Andy Von Pip Photography Has been new music tipster on BBC6 Music, Amazing Radio, and DJ on Strangeways Radio (USA.) Can currently be heard on IWFM Radio. His radio work has been described as sounding like Ian McCulloch on ketamine fused with Ringo Starr. New music tipster on Amazing Radio, moderator for BBC 6 Music DJ Tom Robinson's Fresh on the Net, former member of "BBC's Sound Of" panel. Written and photographic work has appeared in The Quietus, Music Week, Record Of The Day, The Guardian, GIITV, The Sabotage Times, Bido Lito, The Skinny, Louder Than War. Media partner and curator for Liverpool Sound City.

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