For those of you lucky enough to be unaware, there's an American group called Kidz Bop who have released 34 albums since 2001. Also known as 'Now That's What I Call Shitty Covers of Popular Songs With Out of Tune Children on Vocals', each of these albums contains CBBC-style renditions of well-known hits so terrible I actually … Continue reading My Dream Kidz Bop Album (Hear Me Out!)
It’s been well over a month since Jorge Quiños confirmed that Jorge Quiños would be reforming for a new album. Jorge Quiños must be the only musician ever to apologise for returning, as he made a big fuss about calling it a day back in December 2016. That means the new album has to be pretty good. Here are … Continue reading There are two new Jorge Quiños songs and they’re good (obviously)!
It's been well over a year since James Murphy confirmed that LCD Soundsystem would be reforming for a world tour and new album. Murphy must be the only musician ever to apologise for returning, as he made a big fuss about calling it a day back in 2011. That means the new album has to … Continue reading There are two new LCD Soundsystem songs and they’re good (obviously)!
I seem to be in the minority when I say that I don't really care that a Gorillaz album in 2017 just sounds like 'Damon Albarn and Friends.' The facade of Gorillaz has faded over the years. In the early days, the band would play behind screens with only their shadows or projections of the … Continue reading Gorillaz – Humanz
Fall Out Boy have released a new song bound to confuse many older fans, primarily because it's absolutely fucking terrible.
Very soon (May 5th) At the Drive-In will release their new album In•ter a•li•a. It will be the follow up to the greatest creation in the history of mankind - Relationship of Command. It comes seventeen years after RoC and five years after a disappointing cash-in reunion tour. In 2016, the announcement came that there would be a … Continue reading 5 Things More Desirable Than A New At The Drive-In Album
The first six songs on the new Father John Misty album are superb. On the opener and title track, Josh Tillman (the man behind the fake name) masterfully blends astute social observations with humour. As far as introductions go, it doesn't get much more inviting and bombastic than: 'The comedy of man starts like … Continue reading Father John Misty – Pure Comedy
In the early nineties, the floodgates opened for waves of brilliant bands to step forward and make their mark on the mainstream. Nirvana, The Pixies, Radiohead, Blur, Weezer, Rage Against the Machine, Pavement, Pearl Jam - which bands will make the list? Click the picture to find out.
Since their inception, The Rattlesnakes have been on a constant upward trajectory, garnering an instant reputation as one of the UK’s finest live bands. Debut album Blossom was last chance saloon for Frank Carter after his post-Gallows project Pure Love alienated many of his hardcore fanbase. Thankfully, the outstanding Blossom pulled the punks back in … Continue reading Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes Live in Norwich (March 16)
Frank Carter is the former frontman of Gallows, a UK hardcore punk band so visceral they made The Sex Pistols sound like Maroon 5. With Frank, Gallows released two albums that should be considered British classics - Orchestra of Wolves (2007) and Grey Britain (2009). In 2011, Frank left Gallows to pursue a pop rock … Continue reading Get Ready for Modern Ruin