Five recent articles from around the inter-web that show how music blogging should be done! Nitsuh Abebe talks about nostalgia and being cool at Pitchfork Also on Pitchfork, Mark Richardson discusses 9/11 Stereogum gives you a whole list of new things to listen to Drowned in Sound talk to Zach Condon And this fellow writes …
Listen to all the new tracks featured this week in one handy playlist
Given that I’ve just spent the last however many weeks holidaying in China I thought a themed playlist would be appropriate. I’m afraid China alone proved a bit difficult though, so I expanded the boundaries somewhat. Ps. I am damn pleased about the fact I got to start this with an old-school jazz singer.
New release from Brooklyn based synthpop band placed here just in time for this weekend
Little Dragon release a kinda trippy video for a kinda trippy song PJ Harvey interviewed just after winning this year’s Mercury Pretty cool fan video for Toro Y Moi’s I Can Get Love SBTRKT plays around with masks and facepaints And Sigur Ros continue to be very mysterious and slightly annoying
Each week we take a randomly chosen artist and give you the cold hard facts Name: Foals Years Performing: 6 Genres: Math rock, dance punk, alt dance, indie rock, post rock Current Label: Transgressive Most Recent Single: Blue Blood Meta-Metacritic Rating (Average Album Score): 76 Summary in 10 or less words: Oxford Boys Make …
The title track and latest single from CSS’s new album