The Vinyl Countdown

January 30, 2019By LestaretMusic No Comments

Some of you may recall a fairly regular feature on my old blog on items from my old vinyl record collection (and my dad’s too). Just as vinyl has made a remarkable return to the fore, I too will be returning to my old stash for the blog. This has been inspired by my daughter’s … Read More

Very Disappointed

May 8, 2017By LestaretMusic No Comments

The incredible Black Slipper have recently released a follow up EP to the critically acclaimed (by me) debut I wrote about in February. Just like their first release Black Slipper are in a Tangle, Black Slipper are Very Disappointed is a seamless companion piece – I like to think of it as ‘Side 2’ as … Read More

In a Tangle

February 16, 2017By LestaretMusic No Comments

And now, a¬†shameless plug for a great new band. Black Slipper are a South Yorkshire duo who have just released their first recordings on Bandcamp and are in regular rotation on the Lestaret playlist these days. With a rather groovy post-punk vibe, and a strangely compelling vocal with a distinctive Yorkshire hook, these five tracks … Read More