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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.


Wednesday, March 26 2014

Howler: World of Joy

"Hey Howler, what are you rebelling against?" "What a-ya got?"

Thursday, March 20 2014

Françoise Hardy: Message Personnel (40th Anniversary Edition)

Queen of Gallic Cool's 40-year-old Message finally gets a Special Delivery upgrade.

Friday, February 14 2014

Be Forest: Earthbeat

Icy Italians follow-up to "Cold" may not be "HOT! HOT! HOT!" but it's definitely "Warmer!".

Wednesday, February 5 2014

Lolawolf: Lolawolf EP

Lolawolf are burnin' up for your love.

Tuesday, January 28 2014

Drowners: Drowners

Drowners are not quite "New Generation" nor "The Wild Ones" more "Lazy" or "Trash".

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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