Muse – Survival (single) (Warner Bros. Records)

‘Survival’ – the official song for the London 2012 Olympics – was debuted today (June 27, 2012) during Zane Lowe’s program on BBC 1 Radio. The word ‘massive’ simply wouldn’t do the justice… Continue reading

TOY – Motoring (single) (Heavenly Recordings)

‘Motoring’ is the second single from the much-hyped London five piece, TOY who formed in 2010. While it’s easy to compare TOY to fellow Londoners ‘S.C.U.M.’ and ‘The Horrors’ who they share a… Continue reading

Spurv – Blader som faller til jorden og blir til nye trær (EP) (Fysisk Format/Diger Distribution)

“Blader som faller til jorden og blir til nye trær” is the debut 4-song EP from the Norwegian six-piece, instrumental outfit, Spurv, whose line-up consists of three guitarists, a bass player, a violinist… Continue reading

Kate Bush – 50 Words For Snow (Fish People / Anti- Records)

  Kate Bush is truly an enigma. Her tenth studio album, ‘50 Words For Snow’, consists of just 7 songs but clocks in at 65 minutes; a journey that is rich in fantasy,… Continue reading

Zulu Winter – Language (album) (PIAS)

Having been introduced to the band earlier this year via two very strong singles (“We Should Be Swimming” and “Silver Tongue”), there was much excitement surrounding the release of ‘Language,’ the debut album… Continue reading

The Smashing Pumpkins – Oceania (Martha’s Music/EMI Label Services)

The Smashing Pumpkins’ ninth studio album, ‘Oceania’, consists of 13 songs all of which amounts to the strongest and most vibrant material Billy Corgan has released in well over a decade. ‘Oceania’, like… Continue reading

Sigur Ros – Valtari (album) (XL Recordings)

It has been four long years since the last Sigur Ros studio album and as discussed in the interviews leading up to the release of ‘Valtari’, this was a difficult album for the… Continue reading

Anathema – Weather Systems (KScope/The End)

Guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of Liverpool’s Anathema summed up ‘Weather Systems’ best when he said “this is not background music for parties. The music is written to deeply move the listener, to uplift or… Continue reading