NEWS: Harvest Festival 2012 first line-up announced

The Harvest Festival is back for its second year after proving to be the perfect middle ground between the likes of Splendour In The Grass and Laneway Festival in 2011. With such a stellar list of bands in its debut year (Portishead, Mercury Rev, Flaming Lips, The National, Mogwai etc) it was always going to be a hard act to follow but the initial announcement … Continue reading NEWS: Harvest Festival 2012 first line-up announced

ds…twenty five – our favourite releases of 2010

That’s it then, 2010 done and dusted and although it wasn’t the best year ever for new music there were some damn fine records released. This year we’re seeing an even more eclectic mix of flavours coming through from witch house, minimal electronica, americana, experimental and the all encompassing indie tag. Have a look at what we loved through the year, click on the covers … Continue reading ds…twenty five – our favourite releases of 2010

REVIEW: LIARS – Sisterworld

1 2 3 4 5 Written by Chris Familton, reviewed for FasterLouder Over their five albums Liars seem to firmly believe in Neil Young’s famous quote about mainstream success, “Traveling there soon became a bore so I headed for the ditch.” Their debut firmly placed them in the post punk recycling camp of scratchy funk and dance punk stylings. Their desire to create something more … Continue reading REVIEW: LIARS – Sisterworld

VIDEO: BECK’S Record Club | Guns In The Sky (INXS)

Beck has convened the 4th session in his Record Club that features a revolving line-up of guest musicians. This one features Liars, Annie Clark and Daniel Hart from St. Vincent, Sergio Dias from the legendary Brazilian band Os Mutantes, as well as RC veteran Brian Lebarton, just back from the Charlotte Gainsbourg tour. The record covered this time was 1987 blockbuster ‘Kick’ by INXS. The … Continue reading VIDEO: BECK’S Record Club | Guns In The Sky (INXS)