Paris: manger avec un petit budget

‘When spring comes to Paris the humblest mortal alive must feel that he dwells in paradise’.  So said the writer Henry Miller in his book on the French capital, ‘Tropic of Cancer’.  Springtime in Paris is definitely special; as the flowers start to bloom, everyone flocks to sunbathe in le Jardin du Luxembourg or les Tuileries, high on the promise of summer and all the fun that … Continue reading Paris: manger avec un petit budget

Introducing: Carmody

Welcome to The Musical Foodie Introducing…the place where we give you the low-down on the most exciting new artists to listen out for right now! First up is twenty-something Londoner Carmody, a folk-pop singer-songwriter whose poetic and moody songs lend themselves very well to rainy, chilled out days spent indoors.  She’s also just as able to take-on a Timbaland noughties classic, The Way I Are, … Continue reading Introducing: Carmody

Songs of the moment: 15th March

Martin Solveig feat. Ina Wroldsen – Places Electronic music maestro Martin Solveig has teamed up with Norwegian singer Ina Wroldsen on his latest hit.  Wroldsen obviously has a knack for recording soulful vocals for big dance numbers – this is almost as addictive as her collaboration with Calvin Harris and Disciples on ‘How Deep Is Your Love’. Lorde – Green Light Lorde fans rejoice, the queen of moody … Continue reading Songs of the moment: 15th March

Album review: ‘Different Creatures’ by Circa Waves

Liverpool 4-piece Circa Waves are back with their second album, ‘Different Creatures’, and in their latest press photos, the band look rather moody, all bathed in red light and black leather-clad.  The stylistic rebellion carries on musically: if their indie-debut, ‘Young Chasers’, was a carefree soundtrack to the joys and anxieties of youth, ‘Different Creatures’ is its harder hitting cousin – an altogether rockier and … Continue reading Album review: ‘Different Creatures’ by Circa Waves