Caught by the River

Pleasures Of April

29th April 2008


Bon Iver “For Emma, Forever Ago” (4AD)
Paul Kingsnorth “Real England”
The Encyclopedia Of Wales
Death Cab For Cutie “I Will Possess Your Heart”
Ian Vince & Dan Kieran “Three Men In A Float
Flight Of The Conchords album on Sub Pop
Portishead “Third” (esp “The Rip” – record of the year or too early to declare?) and live at Brixton Academy – amazing
The Stone Roses “Blood On The Turntable”
Erykah Badu “Part One (4th World War)”
Discovering the wonderful words and pictures of Robert Gibbings
The Year Of Magical Thinking

“Meetings With Remarkable Trees” by Thomas Pakenham
“Napolean At Waterloo” by White Hinterland
“The Orphanage”
the original soundtrack recording for “The Sweet Smell Of Success”
‘How To Be Idle’ Tom Hodgkinson
‘The Deepening Pool’ Chris Yates
The Dog & Duck, Soho (for its wonderful rotation of great real ales)
The photography of Martin Parr