Category Singer/Songwriter

Hailey Calvert – Walk In The Rain

It has dawned on me recently that Slumped tends to focus on the artistry of male singers and producers. There has been the odd post on Icona Pop or Loreen, but in the main I come across like a blogger who purposely ignores the talent of the female population. So for today’s track, I have […]

Brendan Benson – Cold Hands

Like a mangled love child created via a brutal ganbang involving a Seventies’ Brit band and Nineties’ American paino-rock artist, ‘Cold Hands’ limps from its gentle cradle into the very front of your brain, staying there for longer than you initially wanted. Having found chart success with Jack White’s Raconteurs, Brendan Benson has finally achieved […]

Slumped Mix Tape One – Free Download

I have finally reached the end of my first month as Slumped commissioner (took a while to settle upon that title) and in celebration I have crammed all the legal downloads featured this month and a few more proverbial cherries tossed upon the imaginary cake of happiness. Hopefully a few of you will take the […]

John Butler Trio – Mystery Man

Ahead of Tuesday’s much anticipated UK release of John Butler’s ‘Tin Shed Tales’, the man himself was nice enough to offer some of those less experienced JB fans a seductive little taster in the form of the ‘Mystery Man’ free download. But that pillar of masculinity knows what he’s doing and chances are, you will […]

Chet Faker – I’m Into You

Australian Chet Faker has one of those dirty, nasty, smokey tones that will force you to grimace your face and nod your head like a never ending Vince Kidd impression. The track ‘I’m Into You’ taken from his recently released EP ‘Thinking In Textures’ personifies his lazy soulful approach and meandering verses, forcing me to […]