alt-J was propelled from emerging indie band status to a national news story last year when the band’s debut An Awesome Wave won the Mercury Music Prize. Such a meteoric rise puts pressure on a group, especially when it comes to the traditionally “difficult” second album. But even with the departure of bassist Gwil Sainsbury, which trimmed the original line-up to a three piece, alt-J … Continue reading Review: alt-j – This Is All Yours
Covering an Adventure Time song is always a great place to start.
A few years ago BBC Radio 2 conducted a survey among its listeners to determine what is the best opening line to a song. Due to the age demographic of Radio 2 listeners, the suggestions mainly hailed from the ’60s and ’70s, an era where many lyrics played a rather important part of the overall song. Continue reading “The Soapbox : It’s only words”
The Uneven Blonde crew invite you to not one but two nights of rock and roll, good times and debauchery (not necessarily in that order) with their mini-festival, 322, this 18 and 19 of November at The Bowery. Continue reading “Preview: 322 Festival at The Bowery”