Monthly Archive: January, 2013

Depeche Mode – Heaven (single) (Mute)

New music from Depeche Mode isn’t so much a release as it is an event. The brand new single “Heaven” has just surfaced online only a week after the band announced details of… Continue reading

Casimir – Balancing Act (single) (Fear of Fiction)

“Balancing Act” is the lead track from the forthcoming debut EP titled ‘Not Mathematics’ by Bristol-based, post-rock four piece, Casimir. At only 2:13 in duration, it’s an intriguing and peculiar listen, especially in… Continue reading

Stealing Sheep – Shut Eye (Thom Alt-J ∆ remix) (single) (Heavenly Recordings)

Two of the brightest names in U.K. music from 2012 are attached to this track; the Mercury Prize winning Alt-J ∆ and all-girl Liverpudlian trio Stealing Sheep, whose brilliant debut album ‘Into The Diamond… Continue reading

Alpines – Lights (single) (Untrue Records)

Only months after the release of their ‘Early Hours’ EP, South London electronica-pop duo Alpines have just released a new single entitled “Lights”. Euphoric really is the only word to describe the new… Continue reading

Palma Violets – Step Up For The Cool Cats (single) (Rough Trade)

Although you may be able to find live cuts of other tracks floating about online, “Step Up For The Cool Cats” is officially the third track to surface from this hotly tipped, much talked… Continue reading

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Let The Day Begin (single) (Abstract Dragon Records)

The new single San Francisco trio Black Rebel Motorcycle Club is actually a cover of fellow Californian rockers The Call. The connection between the two bands is an important one; BRMC’s bass player… Continue reading

Flume – Left Alone (Feat. Chet Faker) (single) (Transgressive Records)

The self-titled debut album from Sydney electronic artist Flume was one of the most innovative, exciting, and best electronic albums of 2012. Professtionally known as Flume, 21 year old Sydney beatmaker and producer… Continue reading

Ponychase – Ponychase (EP) (self-released)

When you think of Nashville chances are that post-punk and synth-pop don’t spring to mind. On their debut self-titled 6-song mini-album, Nashville quartet Ponychase set out to change that. The name Ponychase was the… Continue reading

Esben and The Witch – Wash The Sins Not Only The Face (album) (Matador Records)

‘Wash The Suns Not Only The Face’ is the sophomore album from Brighton goth trio Esben and The Witch and its January 21 release is almost two years to the day since the… Continue reading

Foals – My Number (TEED Remix) (single)

While we all wait impatiently for the new Foals album, ‘Holy Fire’, scheduled for release next month, a brilliant remix of the band’s current single “My Number” has surfaced online. Last month we… Continue reading