Harley Edward Streten, better known as Flume, has steadily become one of the household names of electronic music. His new album, Skin (Future Classic, 2016), is a statement. It’s a powerful stomp: he’s here to stay. Continue reading “Album Of The Week: Flume – Skin”
I Can Chase Dragons! is Julio Gudiño, frontman and vocalist of Mexican indie band The Plastics Revolution. Gold Coast is the first single from his upcoming LP, Entropía (Arts & Crafts México, 2016), which will be released in August. Fortunately, Gold Coast comes right on time to prepare us for the tropical Mexican summer. Continue reading “TOTD: I Can Chase Dragons! – Gold Coast”
Jean-Philip Grobler, best known as synth-pop extraordinaire St. Lucia, was born in Johannesburg, studied in Liverpool, and based in Brooklyn. He cites as influences the likes of Mew, Phil Collins, Radiohead, Paul Simon, and Fleetwood Mac. These are all major credentials. Continue reading “Spotlight: St. Lucia”
After a long wait, Thrice are finally back. Their ninth studio album, To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere, will be released in just a couple of days. I could’ve waited, but I couldn’t help myself. One of the best rock bands of our generation are making a comeback. Continue reading “#NewMusic: Thrice are finally back”
L.A. DJ and producer Dillon Francis teamed up with NGHTMRE to release Need You, their latest single, which serves as warm-up heading into a very hot festival season 2016. Continue reading “TOTD: Dillon Francis & NGHTMRE – Need You”
Katatonia, one of the heavyweights of Scandinavian metal, are back with their tenth studio album, The Fall Of Hearts (Peaceville, 2016). And, perhaps for the first time, they come with an album that may give them a mainstream spotlight three decades into their careers. Continue reading “Katatonia – The Fall Of Hearts”
I’m sure everything that can be said about Radiohead‘s ninth album, A Moon Shaped Pool, has been said. I’m sure there’s plenty of opinions, both positive and not so positive, about it. What I will try to do is give my thoughts as a lifelong fan and music lover. So here it goes. Continue reading “Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool”
The Strumbellas are a six-piece band from Ontario, Canada, whose music has already won them the prestigious Juno Award (for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year, 2014) for their second album, We Still Move On Dance Floors.