Ah 2011. What a year. It probably won’t go down in musical history like 1977 (Sex Pistols), or 1995 (Britpop), 1963 (The Beatles) or dammit, even 2004 (X Factor), but we’ve still had a bloody good time listening to music, getting all fired up on the thrill of a good melody and a banging riff.Continue reading “Two Thousand And Eleven – top year”
Back in August It’s All Happening discovered Spector. In fact, they’re one of the few things John remembers from Field Day. The band have also just been mentioned in the BBC’s Sound of 2012 list – but don’t hold that against them. Joining some of our favourite bands, including Two Wounded Birds , Tribes, TheContinue reading “Spector fall off the back of a van”
It’s a while off yet but the gloriously chaotic and chipper Grouplove have announced details of a UK headline tour for February 2012, and at the same time will release Colours on 20 February 2012, the next single to be taken from their brilliantly named debut album Never Trust A Happy Song. Long fans of the band weContinue reading “Never Trust A Happy Song – Grouplove's happy new tour”
Simply because we ruddy love them. Out on September 5th.
Chessclub Records Francesca Baker For anyone struggling with the question, does fate exist, try this one: Girl 1, having been living in New York all her life, bumps into Boy 1 on the lower east side of Manhattan. A few days later, Girl 1 receives an invitation from an art residency in Greece, and theContinue reading “Grouplove – Grouplove”