Articles tagged london

Django Django: Born Under Saturn

Django Django embrace more traditional influences for their sophomore album, reshaping their music into a more conventional rock sound.

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Jingo - “A.D.D.” (audio) (Premiere)

The up-and-coming British outfit Jingo tackles the overmedicalization of mental disorders in their powerful new tune "A.D.D.".

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Django Django - “Beginning to Fade” (video)

The billowy vocal harmonies and psychedelic visuals of Django Django's "Beginning to Fade" is an ideal aural and visual complement to 4/20, this highest of holidays.

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The Staves - “Black and White (Live at Wilton’s Music Hall)” (video)

In the final installment of their live gig at London's Wilton's Music Hall, the sibling trio the Staves perform the lush "Black and White".

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The Staves feat. Justin Vernon - “I’m on Fire (Bruce Springsteen cover)” (video)

The lovely vocal harmonies of the English sister trio the Staves give new life to Bruce Springsteen's "I'm on Fire".

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The Staves - “Teeth White” (video)

Elating vocal harmonies and a mid-'70s rock vibe make up the catchy number "Teeth White", which can be found on the latest album by the English sister trio the Staves, If I Was.

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13 Apr 2015 // 1:06 AM

Eels: Royal Albert Hall

What becomes of the broken-hearted? They go to an Eels gig, obviously.

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False-Heads - “TwentyNothing” (video) (Premiere)

The young London band False-Heads take a leaflet out of the book Nirvana wrote with its energetic new single, "TwentyNothing".

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Levi’s® Plots a Journey to the Modern Frontier with Some of the UK’s Best Artists

SPONSOR: Levi’s® recently kicked off a new project to both explore and discover the source and inspiration of creative ambition across art forms.

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29 Aug 2013 // 10:04 PM

Arctic: Three Stripes EP

Fresh from coming correct with his amazing 12" Shook/Know This Don for Tomas Fraser's visionary, London based grime label Coyote Records, James 'Arctic' Black steps up to the plate for Liminal Sounds' second release, the exploratory Three Stripes EP.

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19 Aug 2013 // 10:03 PM

E.M.M.A - Blue Gardens

Blue Gardens sees London-via-Liverpool producer E.M.M.A add a feminine, almost "purple" twist to the dark, dread-infused 130bpm bass canon championed so thoroughly by Keysound and co. so far this year.

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Deptford Goth: Life After Defo

Deptford Goth has an ear for sad-eyed electro-pop hooks, a knack for synthesizer-driven production flair, and the ability to merge the two, conveniently, in his own living room.

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1 Apr 2013 // 10:02 PM

Theme Park: Theme Park

The long-awaited debut from London pop group Theme Park makes no grand statements, but it is so much fun that no one will mind.

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‘Heaven 17 Live at Scala’ Gives Us Those Chilly-Cum-Funky Electronic Tunes

In the early '80s, it was possible for England's postpunk pioneers -- New Romantics, Rude Boys, and assorted other malcontents -- to imagine themselves the center of the media universe.

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Making a Living in—and of—Lisbon

From the fado taverns of Alfama to the legendary cafes of Chaida, the Global Prowlers explore Western Europe´s most welcoming city. "What a happening, undiscovered city," I said to Clare as we walked back to our hostel. "Do you think we could move to Lisbon?"

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Even the Best Laid Plans… ‘You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger’

Woody Allen's characters struggle alone, searching aimlessly for that saving grace that makes it all worthwhile. Amidst all the despair, a bit of hope glimmers.

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‘The Search for Sherlock Holmes’: The Man Who Never Lived

Scottish actor David Hayman, Detective Superintendent Michael Walker on the television program Trial and Retribution, takes on a real-life investigation of the enduringly popular character Sherlock Holmes.

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New Jurisdiction: How Will the Dark, Brooding ‘Luther’ Fare Stateside?

Airing on BBC America later in the year, the BBC's recent dark crime series, Luther, deserves to do as well stateside as it's doing here in the UK.

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The ‘Ol Crotchety One Kicks It Transatlantic Style

PopMatters sends its weekly culture columnist abroad, with hopefully a one-way ticket.

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Shambala Festival: 27 August 2000 - Mystery Location, London

Shambala is an inspiring and engaging festival. Almost every extreme of pop culture is represented, making for an exhilarating experience.

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Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

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"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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