Rowland S. Howard was dying when he made his last album, the brilliant Pop Crimes. Howard enjoys covering songs if “I can personalise them”. And Pop Crimes features personalised cover oTalk Talk’s Life’s What You Make It.
Young & Sick is an art and music project created by the Dutch artist Nick van Hofwegen, this project resides in Los Angeles and New York . Young & Sick is currently signed to Harvest Records, and has collaborated and created artwork for various renowned artists. Active since 2011, Young & Sick has a somewhat different, but very interesting R&B proposal .
He has released his new album BROTHER. The album came out of self-imposed isolation – written and recorded in a Vermont cabin with Luke Woods, Young & Sick‘s bandmate and longtime music director. Woods’ near-death experience served as a catalyst for the themes BROTHER explores, as Young & Sick contemplates the transiency of life and navigates the process of healing. BROTHER guides us on an enchanting journey, fusing operatics with electronic flourishes; impressionist-era orchestration alongside modern.
“Lonely Boy,” was the hip-shaking first single from the Ohio blues-rock duo’s The Black Keys supcoming seventh studio album El Camino. The lo-fi clip shows nothing except for a solitary man dancing enthusiastically outside a motel room.
Derrick T. Tuggle, a 48-year-old actor, musician and part-time security guard, first danced his way into our hearts back in October, when the video was released. The musicians cast him to stand outside a motel room and shake those hips while acting out certain lyrics. Tuggle’s dance moves became widely popular, and the video currently has nowadays more than 132 million views on YouTube.
Melbourne-based singer/songwriter Courtney Barnett first came to light in 2012 when her self-released EP, I’ve Got a Friend Called Emily Ferris, appeared and was roundly praised across Australia. Her conversational, deadpan delivery and garage rock-infused folk-pop style caught the attention of influential website Pitchfork, which named her song “Avant Gardener” one of its Best New Tracks during the summer of 2013.
Some days ago, Courtney Barnett has launched the video for ‘Before You Gotta Go’, taken from her forthcoming album Things Take Time, Take Time – out November 12 via Milk! Records / Remote Control Records.
Pastel Jungle is a UK-based two-piece collective, who cleverly fuse indie-disco with fresh funky rhythms intertwined into this catchy creation, to send us a pulsating feeling of relief into our tired bodies. They have just released mesmerazing single ‘Kind Of.’
Let’s Eat Grandma have shared their new single ‘Hall Of Mirrors’. The Norwich duo – Rosa Walton and Jenny Hollingworth – were only 17 years old when their remarkable debut album ‘I, Gemini’ was released to widespread acclaim.
Matching superb production to glistening alt-pop moments, the duo’s music truly seemed to sit in its own lane. New single ‘Hall Of Mirrors’ marks their welcome return, a euphoric synth-pop mover that explores love, attraction, and uncovering new aspects of your own persona.
Over the course of more than 25 years, and over 13 million album sales, Placebo have shown themselves to be masters at cataloguing the human condition. The band’s unique way of examining both its flaws and beauty has for a long time made them a refuge for those who felt that the trappings of tradition, and the mainstream, were exactly that – a trap. Placebo continue to shine a light on the aspects of our society that are all too often viewed by some with scepticism at best, and hatred at worst.
Back with their first new song in five years, Placebo have shared new single ‘Beautiful James’ which brings with it a message of defiance that seeks to normalize and celebrate non-heteronormative relationships in song.