Album Review: The War on Drugs – Lost in the Dream

It’s worth starting this review by quoting a fairly lengthy passage from the press release: “Lost In The Dream is the third album by The War on Drugs, but in some ways, it is the first album by the Philadelphia band The War on Drugs. Ahead of and after the release of the 2011 breakthrough Slave Ambient, Adam Granduciel spent the bulk of two years on the road, touring those dozen songs through progressively larger rock clubs, festival... Read More

NEWS : SUUNS – HEAR ‘EDIE’S DREAM’ FROM THE 2ND ALBUM

Suuns will release their second full-length album, ‘Images Du Futur’, via Secretly Canadian in the UK on 4th March 2013. The Montreal four-piece are also set to play a handful of UK and European dates including London’s Village Underground on the 5th Dec, followed by ATP later that month. The first single, ‘Edie’s Dream’, starts with a single repetitive bass line from which layers build & rise – first... Read More

NEWS: HERE WE GO MAGIC – LATEST SINGLE AND VIDEO ‘HOW DO I KNOW’

Here We Go Magic have released the video for their new single ‘How Do I Know’ ahead of the band’s first UK shows in two years (full details below). Directed by Sean Pecknold (Fleet Foxes, Beach House, Grizzly Bear) the video stars Janet Pants as a happy-go-lucky dancing robot who is being returned to the factory by her owner. Pecknold explains, “It takes place in the not-so-distant future where you will be able to custom... Read More

NEWS: PORCELAIN RAFT – NEW VIDEO FOR ‘UNLESS YOU SPEAK FROM YOUR HEART’

Porcelain Raft has released a new video for next single ‘Unless You Speak From Your Heart’, which is to be released  on the 20th February in the UK through Secretly Canadian. The video was filmed in New York and directed by Porcelain Raft aka Mauro Remiddi himself. He says of video “Once I went to see an exhibition where inside a white room there were two speakers with loud techno music. To see these two big speakers in a very bright... Read More

NEWS: DAMIEN JURADO – NEW ALBUM DETAILS + FREE TRACK DOWNLOAD

‘Maraqopa’ is Damien Jurado’s newest collaboration with producer Richard Swift, which drops us into a brutal and benevolent landscape. The bold strokes and new turns the pair made with 2010′s Saint Bartlett are taken even further. He throws open the gate on his oft insular dirges and allows them do some real wilding out in the canyon. In Maraqopa, the vistas are miles-wide; the action is more dynamic; the close-ups extreme... Read More