All for Naught: Lennon and McCartney’s Last Recording Session

June 27th, 2019 · Comments Off on All for Naught: Lennon and McCartney’s Last Recording Session

An excellent, well-researched delve into the mysterious evening when John Lennon and Paul McCartney entered a studio together for the first and only time five years after The Beatles had come to an acrimonious end. It had been nearly five years since Lennon and McCartney appeared in a recording studio together. The last time around, […]

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VIDEO: Arctic Monkeys “Brick by Brick”

March 4th, 2011 · Comments Off on VIDEO: Arctic Monkeys “Brick by Brick”

The first taste of Arctic Monkeys’ fourth LP has surfaced. With the album not due out until summer, the band seems to be getting a head start here. This first single, “Brick by Brick,” is yet another departure for the Sheffield quartet. After throwing fans for a loop on Humbug, their Josh Homme-produced exploration of […]

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Kanye West Is Out of His Mind

November 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment

As amusing as Kanye West can be sometimes… just… no: “I honestly think Coldplay are on the same level as The Beatles. In 30 years, when Coldplay are old men, people will look back and say, ‘These guys were more talented than The Beatles.’” Um, no they won’t. I can’t even get into how wrong […]

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VIDEO: Plastiscines “Barcelona”

June 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Despite having knicked their name from a trippy Beatles song, these four French girls have little else in common with the fab four. Plastiscines formed after meeting at a Libertines concert in 2004 and definitely lean towards that rough and tumble side of garage pop, though their sound isn’t so easily pigeonholed. I’m not completely […]

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RETRO: Danielle Dax “Tomorrow Never Knows” video

May 8th, 2009 · 3 Comments

The Guradian’s Dave Simpson ponders why 80’s British art pop icon Danielle Dax remains so obscure to this day, while Bat for Lashes is garnering so much praise as the freak du jour. Simpson concludes it’s because Dax was ahead of her time. By twenty years or so: I’ve absolutely no idea how many people […]

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