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Darren Hayman Unveils Advent Calendar
The Quietus , December 2nd, 2011 07:04

Hayman and Fika Recordings to give away a split single a day throughout December

To celebrate the release of his new EP Christmas in Haworth, Darren Hayman and Fika Recordings have joined forces to create a Christmas advent calendar. For every day leading up to Christmas, Darren and Fika will give away a split download single by two artists.

A diverse range of artists are set to contribute, including The Wave Pictures, Terry Edwards, Josie Long, Tigercats, Ballboy and Darren himself. The calendar started yesterday with a split single of The Wave Pictures covering Dean Martin's 'Christmas Blues' and Darren doing Elvis' 'Blue Christmas', and continues today with Paul Hawkins and DJ Downfall.

Click here to listen and download.

Below is a video for the track 'Photos Like Postcards', taken from Hayman's Christmas EP.

Photos Like Postcards from Darren Hayman on Vimeo.

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