The first solo album from Abe Laboriel Jr’s one-man-band Sprinkle, Naked is a venture into the crashing, thrashing and powerfully raw world of alternative rock.
A very modern yet retro sounding record, Walk Us Uptown is the first funky single from the album Wise Up Ghost And Other Songs, a collaboration between Elvis Costello and the American hip-hop group The Roots. Read the rest of this entry »
Complete with a swinging beat, dampened piano and a big brass band, Shine My Shoes shows that Robbie Williams (and writing partner Guy Chambers) are more than capable of writing fun and exciting songs that stand alongside the abundance of age old swing classics. Read the rest of this entry »
With it’s pounding drums, thrashing distorted guitars and prominent gritty vocals, Twee is the brand new rocking single from multi-instrumentalist Abe Laboriel Jr’s one-man band Sprinkle. Read the rest of this entry »
The new single from The Naked and Famous, arguably the coolest post-punk alternate rock band to come out of New Zealand, is the hypnotic and eerily melodic Hearts Like Ours. Read the rest of this entry »
Tom Doyle’s “Man On The Run: Paul McCartney in the 1970s” is an interesting and probing look into the turbulent life of Paul McCartney in the wake of The Beatles as he fought to throw off the shackles of his former band and conquer the world for a second time with his new group Wings. Read the rest of this entry »
The first song to emerge from Paul McCartney’s upcoming album “New” is the appropriately named single also titled New. A retro sounding song bristling with melody and excitement, New features DJ and master of collaboration Mark Ronson acting as producer while adding his own unique touches.
Featuring a screaming backing vocal from Areosmith legend Steven Tyler, The Bayonets’ third single Vagabond Soul is a combination of all of lead singer Brian Ray’s musical roots, mixing early Jimi Hendrix with a little Otis Redding and some mid-seventies Stones. Read the rest of this entry »
As the big draw to Glastonbury 2013, 60′s supergroup The Rolling Stones headlined Saturdays proceedings on the Pyramid Stage. Unfortunately despite their strong and varied setlist of songs, their lackluster performance failed to live up to the hype that had been building for months prior to the gig. Read the rest of this entry »
Adorned in his trademark hat and thick rimmed 50′s style glasses, Elvis Costello walked onto the gigantic Pyramid Stage and rocked the crowd with some of the most intricate and descriptively amazing songs ever written. Read the rest of this entry »