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To go alongside their future classic debut record (out this week on Mt.St.Mtn) we asked Flowertown to make us a Further Listening playlist, and they've put together a real beaut, focussing on their friends in and around the great Paisley Shirt label. We were instantly smitten when introduced to Cindy by Stephen at Tough Love, with nods to the best bits of all the best bands. Flowertown - which is Cindy's Karina, with Mike from Tony Jay - continue in that same vein. Glenn Donaldson from Freeform Freakout/The Reds, Pinks & Purples puts it best: “…Flowertown is indebted to the great...

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FURTHER LISTENING, GLENN DONALDSON, MIX, MIXTAPE, PINKS & PURPLES, PLAYLIST, SOUTH RECORDS, THE REDS, TOUGH LOVE, UNCOMMON WEATHER -

Glenn Donaldson, aka The Reds, Pinks & Purples, releases his third album of classic wistful jangle pop this week on Tough Love. Uncommon Weather (which is available on limited transparent blue vinyl) is a continuation of the timeless DIY pop from his 2020 album You Might Be Happy Someday and their first proper full length Anxiety Art, a title that might nod to the classic Television Personalities song “Anxiety Block.” Donaldson’s music continuously reckons with the influence of Dan Treacy, whose own forays into drum-machines, echo, and reverb in the early 1990s is an important reference point for The Reds, Pinks...

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