James Blake & Bon Iver // Collaboration
Two of the heavy hitters of the music world in the shape of James Blake and Bon Iver are to join forces for some kind of collaboration. Details are very thin on the ground, though it seems as if a track (EP? We don't frankly know at this stage) named 'Fall Creek Boys Choir' is to be released on August 24th if the twitter feed of Blake is to be believed.
We will of course bring you further details on this beautiful proposition as and when we find out. This is of course if the internet does not implode first.
It's the moment you've all been waiting for. Here is 'Fall Creek Boys Choir' by James Blake and Bon Iver. [read more]
Can you believe we're already half way through 2011? Nope, neither can we. The good thing about hitting this landmark is that we can now make a list of our favourite albums released in the first 6 months of the year, and as you probably already know, we love a good list here at The 405. Below you'll find 20 records (in no particular order) that we love and highly recommend. [read more]
We askedSpring Offensive</> to create a mixtape of their favourite songs and tell us a bit about all of them and why they mean so much to the band. It's a pretty eclectic but very awesome set of tunes. It's also available as a spotify playlist for your listening pleasure. Spring Offensive Spotify Playlist for The 405 - (Click Here!) The Antlers: 'Kettering' A truly incredible track from a truly incredible album (âHospiceâ). For us, this song was a massive influence on T... (continued) [read more]
Welcome to our 'Ones to Watch' list for 2011. As you can probably tell from our 'look back' feature yesterday, this list isn't about trying to predict all the people who are going to sell a bucket-load of records next year, but more a list of people we hope sell a bunch of records next year. From the well knowns like James Blake through to the lesser known bands like Team Me, all were chosen because we love them. There is no hidden agenda. [read more]