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Songs of anxiety, paranoia, freak-outs, chilling verses, feverish desire, harrowing lyrics -- they all make for damn good music.
01 Oct 2015
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.
11 Jun 2014
First Kate Bush announces her return to the concert stage, and then the Pixies get ready to drop their first album in over 20 years. It's been a surprising week in music news.
26 Mar 2014
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.
13 Jan 2013
A year late, the anniversary edition of the album that shot Peter Gabriel to superstardom is the sort of reissue that selectively assembles bonus material that will enhance our appreciation of the original work rather than gathering up all the odds and sods for completism's sake.
25 Oct 2012
The David Lee Roth-fronted Van Halen returns after a 28-year absence. Who else has made fans wait that long? Quite a few, it turns out.
04 Mar 2012
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.
14 Dec 2011
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