In a recent interview, Jean-Benoit Dunckel and Nicolas Godin of the duo Air stated they were trying to get away from their previous pop sound. This begs the question, when has Air ever tried to create pop music?
Hmmm. Well, Radio 4 seems to have taken a turn into a creative cul-de-sac with a brick on the accelerator pedal and the steering wheel locked into continuous donut maneuvers. The premise of the fourth album from the Brooklyn outfit was to go back to the basics of their core makings while forgoing their political […]
Torbjørn Brundtland and Svein Berge are Royksöpp. Contemplating which Scandinavian country they are from as I gazed at their clean flowing hair and black cladness, I consulted the contents of their website, but to no avail. I am guessing Norwegian, judging by the coifs and the attire. And now I will find the answer… Ding! […]
If you’re a fan of the HBO Series, Six Feet Under, you’ll instantly recognize the opening track used to promote the launch of their fifth season, which will end this summer. The pictures featured inside the cover actually get the series’ original theme song running through your head as the hands, once held together, break […]
I’ve never heard a record out of Great Britain sound so relentlessly Californian. I’ve never heard Londoners sing about sunshine quite so sincerely. After the opening song on Turin Brakes’ JackInABox, I was convinced that they had to be from L.A. or even San Diego, or possibly Hawaii. It’s that same mellow, Jack Johnson vibe–it’s […]