("The Separation" and "The Understanding", directed by Ross Thomas)
Breakup albums mark a turning point for a band: the moment when their sound completely changes and reaches a new level of emotional clarity. All that heartbreak and malaise condensed into any single record often makes for a defining piece of work, no matter the genre. The best records explore the nooks and crannies of sadness, learning it inside and out - celebrating it.
(photo by Shawn Brackbill)
Ceremony's fifth studio album, 'The L-Shaped Man', uses singer Ross Farrar's recent breakup as a platform to e… Read more
An obsession with notions of historical struggle, not only over political power but also meaning and memory, led us to an interest in the former Yugoslavia. There you can find towering monuments of abstract art erected by Tito in an attempt to constitute a new identity rooted in political collectivity rather than ethnic particularity. In neighboring Bulgaria sprout an entirely different set of physical remainders of a deeply contested history. They stand imposing and forlorn dotted across the countryside, looming like decaying alien sp
Thurston Moore and his band will be taking a trip to Oxford amongst his other UK tour dates this spring on May 10th at the O2 Academy. Tickets HERE.
Previously announced shows:
Wednesday 22 Istanbul, TR Babylon Asmalımescit TICKETS
Friday 24 Thessaloniki, GR Fix Factory of Sound TICKETS
Saturday 25 Athens, GR Fuzz Club TICKETS
Monday 27 Tel Aviv, IL Barby TICKETS
Thursday 30 Paris, FR Clap your Hands Festival (Café de la Danse) TICKETSMay
Saturday 02 Leeds, GB Live at Leeds TICKETS
Sunday 03 Glasgow, GB Live at Glasgow TICKETS
Thursday 14 Brighton, GB The Great … Read more
Last night Tobias Jesso Jr. showed the world he is taller than Conan O'Brien. Oh, he also played "Without You" with an 8-piece strings section and backing from friends Danielle Haim on drums and Ariel Rechtshaid on bass.
It has been nearly two years since Tobias posted the demo for "Just A Dream" on his YouTube account. In the time since, he recorded his debut album which features production from Chet “JR” White (formerly of Girls), Black Keys’ Patrick Carney, and Ariel Rechtshaid (Vampire Weekend, Haim, Sky Ferreira). He has quickly ascended to playing on network television TWICE, both… Read more
Belle and Sebastian have been announced as part of the Somerset House Summer Series on Saturday 18th July this year.
Tickets can be bought HERE and will be available for general sale from 9am on Friday 20th March.
And as if that wasn't enough, they have also released a Tomas Barford remix of 'The Party Line' from the recent "Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance" album, which you can listen to below:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wmrWWg9rdw… Read more