Winter in a song. Alek Fin captures the panache of coldness with his new release, Waiting Like A Wolf. And all of the song’s ghostly layers reveal a huntsman that which listeners can’t escape. The mirage of vocals over simple acoustic and soft electronics are key sounds where Fin has clearly marked his territory.
Written by Guest Blogger Nicole Lopez As we know nothing lasts forever, Jerome Potter and Markus Garcia a.k.a LOL Boys decided to take an indefinite hiatus and explore separate roads. Now on his own, Jerome decided to continue the project under the pseudonym Jerome LOL, maintaining a similar aesthetic musically and visually.
Written by Guest Blogger Dana Kelly As if being one of the godfathers of reggae wasn’t a big enough accomplishment, Peter Tosh can also add brilliant singer/songwriter/composer to name a few. Oh yeah – not to mention being one of the founding members of the Wailers…just to top it off. Devoted Rastafarian, he used his […]
Written by Guest Blogger Dana Kelly The first time I heard Kiev, I played the album on repeat five times over and then again everyday for weeks thereafter. Although this isn’t a new release, its definitely a group which you should keep on your radar.
Since hitting the airwaves in 1994 with their debut album Dummy, for which they won the coveted Mercury Prize in 1995, to this day we continue to love English band Portishead. Having long established their downtempo, electronic legacy in this release, third single Glory Box is this week’s Throwback.
FOALS’ highly anticipated third album Holy Fire isn’t set to hit shelves until February 2013, but recently released single “Inhaler” has set a new and distinguishing tonal shift for the Oxford band. “Inhaler” displays parallels to Rage Against The Machine meets Prince, while maintaining true to their post-punk, dance-y and calculated beats.