Archive for Category: "Music"
The announcement, which reveals a zombies-do-Pirates-of-The-Caribbean look, leaves singer Jonny Borrell as the only remaining founding member.
White Lies follow up their no.1 debut with another fine set of gloomy barritone-rock that proves they come in every colour, as long as it’s black.
Good to see people getting excited by a British guitar band again. Whether or not they can live up to the hype will be another thing.
Finally – folk-rock with a smidgen of sex appeal. Fleet Foxes on viagra if you will.
16 songs. 60 minutes. 1 utterly enthralling album from Canada’s finest. One of the few undeniably essential records of the year.
In danger of becoming the pantomime villain, Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy once again made us remember why he is the golden child of hip hop.
The National’s star continues its slow rise with another album of breathtaking quality. Their most direct record to date also gives us an intriguing glimpse into where they could go next.
Brooklyn hipsters Yeasayer’s lurch towards pop proves utterly enthralling. One of the few albums released this year to do justice to the term indie-disco.
The Walkmen continue to be indie-rock’s nearly men in terms of mass popularity, which appears to be so elusive for them, but that doesn’t make Lisbon – another step up for them – any less gorgeous.
20-year-old Laura Marling’s I Speak Because I Can is, quite simply, a fantastic piece of work from a truly special individual. A British artist to truly treasure.
New York five-piece Freelance Whales turn in a storming debut chock full of idiosyncratic indie-pop on which glockenspiel cosy’s up to acoustic guitar and silky synths.