Xylaroo are Holly and Coco Chant: two sisters making marvellously imaginative music which draws from an exotic cocktail of musical influences. The two sisters have lived in half a dozen countries, including Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong and Sri Lanka, before settling – for the moment – in Canning Town, London. Their debut album, Sweetooth, is a journey that’s profoundly broad, wildly original and downright delicious on every level. Continue reading
Yay! At long last the dreary weather of the past few months has turned into sparkling sunshine, with barely any clouds in view. Certainly not perfect for doing exams, but when you’re all done… ahem… I mean mostly done, it’s downright gorgeous. Here are a couple pictures from one of my local walkabouts.