The Lexington, London 22/09/14
Wonder Where We Land
Tomorrow's Modern Boxes
Peckham trio Beaty Heart make tropical music that somehow manages to avoid the usual trappings of pastiche or appropriation. It's honest, involved and well researched. [read more]
"Electronic music shat on your music taste this year, true story. And I'm not just talking about the very suspicious American concoction called EDM, but basically every facet of the wide ranging genre - whether it was integrated into hip-hop, and what's more it's hard to argue whether it was possible to hear even the most pristine of pop track without those distant electronic elements." [read more]
Thundercat, aka Stephen Brenner, dons Native American headgear while on stage. He also used to play bass for thrash band Suicidal Tendencies and released an album described as being made for a daydream-filled summer in 2011, The Golden Age of Apocalypse. Look back on that description of the LA artist and you’ll probably think that something doesn't quite fit… [read more]
The story of the August 2012 bus crash involving all members of the Savannah, Georgia hardcore band Baroness continues. The BBC has reported that the driver of the bus at the time of the crash, Norman Markus, now faces criminal prosecution on the basis of negligence. [read more]
When Frank Ocean publishes a Tumblr post, you wouldn't be wrong to assume that he has something grand to say. The last time one of his posts went up, he started a cyber-wave of congratulation, accolade and unfortunately a minor barrage of one of the ills of 21st Century Western society – trolling. [read more]
Her new single, 'Words', is a subtle-pop charmer not without its moments of drama.
Aretha Franklin performed 'Rolling in the Deep/Ain't No Mountain' on Late Show with David Letterman.
Even Mastodon are getting in on the twerking action.
It was directed by Parks & Recreation star Rashida Jones.
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