Monthly Archives: February 2011

First Listen: Black Death 1349 by The Middle East

Well, The Middle East have been lucky enough to have been graced by the presence of Jesus at their birthday party, and on April 8, we’ll find out how big an impact this divine appearance has made to their celestial … Continue reading

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First Listen: Will Do by TV On The Radio

TV On The Radio have released a track from their upcoming album, Nine Types Of Light, called Will Do. While I think the first verse doesn’t fully play to the vocal strengths of whichever TVotR vocalist has the important job … Continue reading

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Hear This Song Today: Bon Iver covers Peter Gabriel’s Come Talk To Me

Firstly, let me say that I have absolutely no idea how I’ve managed to stay oblivious of this flawless excerpt from Justin Vernon’s musical palette for so long. But, as many of you probably already know, about ten months ago … Continue reading

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Hear This Band Today: Dry The River

Dry The River are a folk band with genuine talent. If you’re one of those people who refuse to continue reading without the obligatory comparisons, think Mumford & Sons or Bon Iver without the grandiloquent mass of emotion. That’s not … Continue reading

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Radiohead: Stream Full Album

The popularity of Radiohead can be rather overwhelming at times. Personally, I feel that what I’ve heard has been excellent, yet it hasn’t really made me rush to go buy all their albums other than OK Computer, which I got … Continue reading

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First Listen: Under Cover Of Darkness by The Strokes

Well, the wait is over. The Strokes have released the first single from their new album, Angles. Titled Under Cover Of Darkness, it’s an excellent track, and should only leave fans salivating even more in anticipation of the new LP. … Continue reading

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First Listen: Mermaid by Okkervil River

Releasing a pair of B-sides as the first singles from a new album is a pretty unorthodox move. But then, it does give weight to the idea that if songs as superb as Mermaid could be left off the forthcoming … Continue reading

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