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Slipped Discs 2011 - Part 1: From 13Ghosts to Friendly Fires
30 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM
The three-day 2011 edition of Slipped Discs -- where we feature great albums that missed our Best Albums of 2011 -- kicks off with Akron/Family's most experimental work, Kate Bush's sound poetry, the stunning Anna Calvi, the brilliant hip-hop of Drake, and many more.
The Best Alternative Songwriters of 2011
14 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM
Some of 2011's best songwriting came from artists whose work could be broadly defined as "alternative". Few of these artists fit the mold of the traditional singer-songwriter, creating music the blurs the lines defining genres.
Placebo: B3 EP
13 Jan 2013 // 10:30 PM
In the final track, “Time is Money”, somewhere between the lines “Time is happy ever after” and “Jesus / Jesus / Jesus / take the wheel” my eyes rolled back so far in my head that I could see the inside of my ears and noticed that they were no longer paying attention.
Kate Bush: 50 Words for Snow
7 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM
The point isn’t that Eskimos don’t actually have 50 words for snow. It’s that Kate Bush does.
12 Essential Songs for the Kate Bush Novice
17 Sep 2014 // 4:36 AM
While Kate Bush is a national treasure in the UK, US listeners don't know her so well. The following 12 songs capture her irrepressible spirit.
Audra Isadora - "Babooshka" Kate Bush Cover (MP3) (Premiere)
11 Jun 2014 // 3:00 AM
Audra Isadora's cover of the Kate Bush tune "Babooskha" is both a testament to Isadora's love for Bush and of the power a fantastic cover version can have.