Made up of a mixture of wistful acoustic melodies, swelling electronic instrumentals and throbbing basslines, Bombay Bicycle Club’s Ed Nash’s first solo venture isn’t worlds apart from his main band’s discography, but instead a variation on a theme that will have you falling hook, line and sinker for the long-overlooked indie bassist.
On semi-acoustic opening track "Charon", an air of laid-back artistic gloom is incorporated before lead...
Myths 002 is the second release in a series of collaborative EPs spawned from the annual Marfa Myths festival, held in Marfa, Texas in association with nonprofit organization Ballroom Marfa and the Brooklyn-based Mexican Summer label. This volume brings together Ariel Pink and Weyes Blood (Natalie Mering), who have worked together before -- Mering sang on Pink's 2012 album Mature Themes, and both artists appeared together on albums by Mild High Club...Read more
Traditional rock music and social media have not always been an easy match. Mike Oldfield, though, has used it in the way it was intended, drawing inspiration from his fans for a new album. A quick survey of opinion found what they would like to see most was a return to his acoustic roots, the eyes clearly misting over at the prospect of more music in the style of the 1970s.
The clincher for Oldfield was a comment from Jean-Michel Jarre, who referred...
After returning from a nearly decade-long hiatus with No Cities to Love in 2015, Sleater-Kinney embarked on an extensive and acclaimed tour, captured in this concert recorded in Paris. This live set was recorded on March 20, 2015, when the trio performed at the historic venue La Cigale. Live in Paris presents the band’s well-known stage presence completely, nailing an energy and intensity shared from the group to the crowd—and making up for lost...Read more
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