earthings! World Cup of Music: the semis – and the finals!

earthings! World Cup of MusicWe’ve reached the final stages of the earthings! World Cup of Music. Has anyone been with us from the start of this reckless adventure?? Congratulations, you get a free prize, please mail the editor for more information!*

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earthings! World Cup of Music: the quarterfinals

earthings! World Cup of MusicWell we’ve staggered and stumbled our way somewhat incomprehensibly to the quarterfinals of the earthings! World Cup of Music where we have to ask the question… is this whole thing some type of elaborate scam involving the contributing author, some dodgy backstreet betting agents and bundles of money laundered Swedish krona? We’ll probably never find out the truth…

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earthings! World Cup of Music: Round of 16, part two

earthings! World Cup of MusicWhen I went down to my local betting shop to put a bet on Sweden winning the earthings! World Cup of Music, I couldn’t help but notice that in the actual World Cup the traditional big names of world football are now being matched by the likes of Uruguay and Croatia. It’s certainly developing into an interesting tournament. In part two of the Last 16 stage of our World Cup of Music we get to take a look at a few singer songwriters from countries such as diverse Costa Rica, Iceland and Japan.

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earthings! World Cup of Music: Round of 16, part one

earthings! World Cup of MusicWe’ve reached the heady last 16 stages of the earthings! World Cup of Music, and here’s your chance to read about sixteen singer-songwriters literally slugging it out and trying to knock out their fellow artists – before we sell the rights to the idea to a Japanese game show for a huge wedge of cash. [AW]

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earthings! World Cup of Music: Group H

earthings! World Cup of MusicWe’ve finally reached the end of the group stages, and wow, what a journey it’s been – some moments of inspiration mixed with a fair amount of mediocrity, own goals, some terrible play acting, tantrums, general childish behavior and the occasional disciplinary issue. But hey, enough of the writing and editorial process behind the earthings! World Cup of Music – it’s time to glimpse inside the indie and alternative scenes in the countries in Group H. [AW]

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