Steve Mason

#613 Steve Mason – Alive

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One of our favourite albums of the year so far has been Steve Mason’s Meet The Humans, but it was released before Song of the Day had been revived so missed out on a spotlight here. Let’s fix that retrospectively…

Album | Steve Mason – Meet The Humans

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Steve Mason’s plumbed the range of human emotions in recent years. Once of High Fidelity-featuring, boiler-suited experimentalists The Beta Band, his last album was 2013’s double-length Monkey Minds In The Devil’s Time. That was a skulking, snarling, dog of a…

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