2019-01-23

Man Of Arun - Ne me quitte pas

A Hobby-horse.

As I traverse the highways and byways of Bandcamp searching for the source of the sounds that abound around the internet I am apt to stumble upon the ruins of pages abandoned by artists seduced by the promises of gold in them there hills of streaming services and mainstream download platforms.

All that typically remains is a three year old EP and a link, oft broken, to the website of their betrayal. As you likely conjecture, sod you then” is the only appropriate reaction and a sale remains unconsummated.

But worse is when you realised the singer or group you’ve long supported has decamped the coop.

But worse is when you realised the singer or group you’ve long supported has decamped the coop and is now to be found on a region restricted outlet.

So I knocked out a song about it.

Not that I’m bitter.

The front cover of the Man Of Arun EP with the name vertical on the right hand edge and a picture of a fairly modern yet dilapidated pub on the right taking up most of the areaMy Bands Were Often Camped In Pubs

The back cover of the Man Of Arun EP listing the tune titles: Bandcamp (Comeback), The Streaming Suite, Bandcamp (Slight Return), and other credits


Man Of Arun Noise Release Hobby Horse


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