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Sunday, September 9 2012

Ego Music: An Interview with the Pet Shop Boys

With their lush new album just hitting ears now, Neil Tennant of synth-pop icons the Pet Shop Boys sits down with PopMatters to talk about performing at the Olympics, what went into their latest disc, and why the world "needed" that Adele album ...

Thursday, July 14 2011

Suede... Reintroducing the Band

In the '90s, many were bigger, but few were better than Suede at their best, led by the dynamic duo of "glamly androgynous Dickensian whippet" Brett Anderson and "Danger High Voltage" whirlwind guitarist Bernard Butler. Just don't call 'em Britpop.


Tuesday, October 28 2014

Weyes Blood: The Innocents

Today's weather forecast predicts rain, pain, moths and tombstones. Best pack an umbrella.

Tuesday, October 7 2014

Sea Oleena: Shallow

"Exit light, enter night... take my hand, off to never, neverland."

Wednesday, October 1 2014

Electric Youth: Innerworld

"This year... in a world... 'A Real Hero' will rise again! But this time it's not alone."

Monday, September 8 2014

Ryan Adams: Ryan Adams

Somebody call 911! Ryan Adams is on fire!

Sunday, August 10 2014

The Gaslight Anthem: Get Hurt

Jersey boys' fifth flirts outrageously with flamenco, Hi-NRG, dubstep and Oompah. No, not really.

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La Luz: It's Alive [24.Nov.13]
Blouse: Imperium [27.Oct.13]
Beady Eye: BE [10.Jun.13]
Wild Belle: Isles [14.Mar.13]
Parallels: XII [12.Nov.12]
Ladyhawke: Anxiety [31.May.12]
TRUST: TRST [22.Mar.12]
Grimes: Visions [20.Feb.12]
Blouse : Blouse [5.Jan.12]
Salem: King Night [13.Dec.10]


Friday, November 19 2010

Glass Graves' "Architecture". Can You Dig It?

Names is for tombstones, baby.

Tuesday, October 26 2010

Fancy a Free Taste of Liquid Vega?

Free Four Track EP "LV" Available Now.

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