The Replacements

What happens when a famous band replaces the person who was the group’s voice? Genesis Original Lead Singer: Peter Gabriel What Happened? Creative differences within the band and personal issues in Gabriel’s life (notably family troubles) came to the fore during the creation of the band’s 1974 prog-rock magnum opus, The Lamb Lies Down on […]

Spooky Tunes

Halloween is right around the corner, and the only thing you need as much as a clever costume is a soundtrack to keep the party going ‘til the zombies call it a night. From Michael Jackson’s classic Thriller to Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Heads Will Roll, our friends have selected their favorite jams that scream Halloween. […]

Our Interview with Alt-J

“Spotify definitely helps keep us all sane on the tour bus…”, Alt-J Seemingly from nowhere, Alt-J have arrived, fully-formed and near perfect, with a string of great singles, a deliriously happy fan base and an astonishingly good debut album. Formed five years ago in Cambridge, the four-piece played in front of hundreds of thousands of […]

A very Quietus sort of week

Our friends at the Quietus listen to a fantastic amount of new music every week and now they’re going to share what they think about it all with us. This then is the Spotify playlist they built for pretty much everything they covered last week; look out for Depeche Mode, Jimmy Scott, DJ Shadow, Kylie […]