Monthly Archives: June 2011

Hear This Band Today: Wu Lyf

Wu Lyf is the sort of band that would be common if musically-prodigious neanderthals roamed the earth. As it stands, they don’t and this ensures that Wu Lyf are completely unique. They’re a band shrouded in mystery, which in this … Continue reading

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Hear This Song Today: Miami Spider by Gallops

As someone who doesn’t really listen to instrumental music and cringes at the obligatory vocal-less track on so many albums these days, the fact that I can’t stop listening to a song that’s completely free of words feels greatly significant. … Continue reading

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First Listen: No Rest by Dry The River

Supremely talented indie folk/rock outfit Dry The River have released a new song, No Rest. It features a much more full sound than their previous songs, but is similar in the way that it is brilliant. Vocalist Peter Liddle showcases … Continue reading

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First Listen: New Radiohead track

Staying close to the insidious grooves of King Of Limbs, half the world’s favourite band, Radiohead, have released a killer new track from their upcoming From The Basement session. It’s called Staircase.

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First Listen: Mumford & Sons cover England by The National

I really enjoyed this, which is surprising considering that I would’ve thought that anyone covering The National wouldn’t be able to do it justice – do to Matt Berninger’s unique vocal style – yet somehow Mumford manage to make it … Continue reading

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First Listen: Stream the entire new Bon Iver album

I’m rather conflicted about this, and probably won’t listen to it until my album arrives, but you can stream the entire new Bon Iver album here.  Pre-order the album here.

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Hear This Song Today: Rivers And Roads by The Head And The Heart

Slumber calls, so this’ll be quick. Basically, The Head And The Heart is a folk group who are signed to the same label as Wolf Parade and Fleet Foxes. What’s not to love eh? These guys manage to do what … Continue reading

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