Tag: new music

Breton is Roman Rappak and Adam Ainger with various others joining in. They hail from London and make music for those who think LCD Soundsystem are past their sell by date already.

Kele, he of Bloc Party fame, but who had enough and is going it alone, presumably to mediocre success, has made the first track from his first album (by himself, lest you forget) available for the whole world to hear. Here it is…. No, wait, that was Wiley with ‘Wearing My Rolex’, a track that […]

I was wondering when they would be back- music has been too upbeat since the foursome’s depressing/uplifting last release, ‘Our Love to Admire’, in 2007. Paul Banks, Daniel Kessler, Carlos D, and Sam Fogarino have been extremely quiet of late crafting their as-yet-untitled fourth album. Of couse we had Banks’ side project Julian Plenti is…. […]

If Kings of Leon had chosen critical acclaim over mainstream acclaim, then one might imagine their sound to be like the new track from Black Keys. As it is though, what Black Keys have created,with the help of Danger Mouse, for this track at least, is a cracking rock and roll affair with a full […]

Those electro boys are at it again. After brilliant promos for almost all their videos- ‘Ready For the Floor is my personal favourite- ‘I Feel Better’ gets a video, directed by Peter Serafenowicz As is the norm with Hot Chip, the video is not what everyone else is doing. Or is it? JLS, a British […]

Steve Mason is one of those underground gods who, every so often, appear to a select few. He was in the Beta Band who disbanded in 2004; then he did some work himself under the name King Biscuit Time and now, he releases an album under his own name for the first time. And from […]

Thos lovable Sunderland rascals, The Futureheads are back with the first single from their fourth (YES FOURTH) album, ‘The Chaos’. The Heartbeat Song is typical Futureheads and does not stray far from the mould of the pop-punk musical stylings of the past. According to Clash Music, the album is out on April 26th in England, […]

“Not another Brooklyn band?!”, I hear you shout as you read the band biography concurrently with this review. But readers, wait! This band is different. They are beloved of the blogs! They take a few listens before you realise their genius! They will be at the top of the best of lists in December! Ok, […]

Ah Hot Chip how we love thee. Yes, the nerdiest band in the world are back and staring down the barrel of worldwide domination.

What with all the new music lists purporting to forecast what you will be listening to in the coming months, such as the BBC Sound Of 2010, The NME, and countless others, it is possible to lose sightof the music just around the corner. Searching out good new Irish music is a difficult task when […]