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by Katharine Wray

12 Nov 2009


British mega-star Robbie Williams’ new album hit iTunes on the 10th, and if his first single is any indication, Reality Killed the Video Star should deliver some solid, enjoyable pop hits. Think a little Elton John mixed with early Whitney Houston.


You Know Me - Robbie Williams (Official full-length video)

Robbie Williams | MySpace Video

by Katharine Wray

12 Nov 2009


Danish duo Syntaks (composed of Jakob Skott and Anna Cecilia) created nothing short of a musical landscape with Ylajali, which came out earlier this month. “Twentytwohundred” will leave the listener wondering where the melody was in all that sound, but intrigued nonetheless. The video below helps explain what Syntaks is going for with its visualizer effect setting the electro/melancholy mood.

“Twentytwohundred”

by Tyler Gould

12 Nov 2009


Danielson’s Moment Soakers 7” comes out on Sounds Familyre on the 17th, so here’s a clip of them playing the single for Weathervane Music‘s Project Series and, in the second video, talking about the recording process.

by Faye Rasmussen

12 Nov 2009


“Papillon” is the first single from Editors’ third album, In This Light and on This Evening, set to be released in the US on 19 January 2010. The album has already seen the light of day in the UK and debuted at #1. This marks the third release for Editors, whose first album, An End Has a Start, went platinum in ‘07. You can stream “Papillon” here if you have QuickTime.

by Katharine Wray

11 Nov 2009


Backyard Tire Fire
Good To Be
(Kelsey Street Records)
Releasing: 16 February 2010

Backyard Tire Fire release Good To Be next year on their own label, Kelsey Street Records. This album is full of optimistic rock and roll—with an emphasis on roll. 

SONG LIST
01 Road Song #39
02 Ready or Not
03 Learning to Swim
04 Brady
05 Food for Thought
06 Estelle
07 Hell & Back
08 Good to be
09 A Thousand Gigs Ago
10 Piss & Moan
11 Once Upon a Time

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