Metric are my favourite thing to come out of Canada since maple syrup and just like the ultimate pancake topping they’re tasty, sticky and delicious (I apologise for that slightly tedious and broken simile). I don’t know whether it’s just because they are female fronted and a bit grungy at times but they always remind me of Garbage – this is good. I first stumbled across Metric when trying to find out who wrote the song Black Sheep from…

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  Bonobo is a British DJ, musician and producer from Brighton. To be honest I hadn’t heard of him until I noticed his music in the background track of the Maverick Slacklining video I recently featured. I absolutely love his music and have been listening to him whilst blogging over the last few weeks. It’s the sort of music you can just chill out to in the background or listen to intently with headphones in the dark. Bonobo – Kiara…

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  This week I’m embracing the dark, damp weather and have chosen a rather melancholy sounding indie rock band – The National. They are a fantastic band from Ohio (in the US of A). I would definitely include them in the same playlist as The Rural Alberta Advantage and The Decemberists because of their moody and earthy sound. I think they would be best enjoyed whilst taking a thoughtful, lone, winter stroll around some of Cornwall’s beautiful wilderness. The National…

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  Following my review of the House of Marley headphones, how could I not feature the man himself on Three on Thursday this week. Easily the most famous Reggae artist of all time, Jamaican legend Bob Marley brought reggae to the mainstream with his awesome songs which were engrained with his distinct style, awesome grooves and Rastafarian spirituality. It’s super hard to choose just three Marley songs, but I tried… Bob Marley – One Love Bob Marley – Buffalo Soldier…

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  It’s been a pretty miserable week. I’ve been stuck inside because of the rainy, horribly, gloomy weather and to make it even worse I’m back to work. I have a feeling lots of people are in the same boat. To remedy this I thought I’d have upbeat, indie pop on today’s Three On Thursday in the form of American band The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. Enjoy. Say No To Love – The Pains of Being Pure At…

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  Merry Christmas from Wild Tide, hope you had a fantastic day yesterday! First off don’t worry, I’m not blogging on boxing day, that would be almost as bad as getting up at 5am to go into town for the sales! I’ve scheduled this post and am actually writing it way before Christmas! Genius. Three on Thursday is going to have a Christmas special and I’m gonna give you a rundown of my favourite slightly less usual Christmas tunes. Hope…

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  I could pretty much pick any three Flight of the Conchords songs and put them up here. Bret and Jermaine are completely awesome and write absolutely hilarious songs (that are catchy as hell). I love when they mimic a genre or artist using their funny musical observations. The episodes and songs have so much to give and you will keep finding new things funny about them. If you haven’t seen the two seasons of Flight of the Conchords, I…

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  Rather than go for my usual three songs by one band, as this week’s Three on Thursday falls on Halloween; It seemed only right that I picked my three favourite horror themes instead. So here they are my top 3 best horror film themes. Enjoy and have a horrifying Halloween! Did I do a good job? What would you have chosen? The Exorcist Halloween Saw

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  Cornwall has so many things to offer and culture is definitely right up there. There is a huge amount of awesome music flowing around and out of our great county at the moment, here are three of my top picks: BackBeat SoundSystem – Losing Faith The weather is getting even more rainy and rubbish, If you need that summer buzz back watch this new video from probably my favorite Cornish band or check them out on ‘Three On Thursday’…

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  Probably the best band to come out of Portland, Oregon, The Decemberists are an indie folk rock band that are truly superb. One of the many things I like about them is how their songs often feature local folklore and history; this feels very Cornish – and I love it. Their songs feel so natural and rustic; which makes them a regular feature on my fishing playlists. Driving home with a fishy ready for the plate, whilst humming along…

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