Supported by Bristol’s Seasfire, The Neighbourhood deliver a charismatic set that, as engaging as it is, lacks a little something. Sam Lee reviews.
The grandiose Somerset House courtyard is the perfect setting for M83′s euphoric set argues Sam Lee, it is just a shame the crowd’s energy doesn’t seem to match up to that of Anthony Gonzales & co.
If you expected tonight’s show to be all about the build up to ‘Over and Over’, you’d be sorely mistaken as their new material shines just as brightly as that 2006 hit. Sam Lee reviews.
Riding high on the release of their debut album, Alt-J played London’s Corsica Studios last night and Sam Lee was there to catch the action.
It may have begun as a studio project but based on the Swedish duo’s biggest UK show to date, I Break Horses stake a claim as one of the most essential live acts around, writes Sam Lee.
The Magic Band, Lost In The Trees, American Contemporary Music Ensemble and a run on the beach with Low make up the third and final day of All Tomorrow’s Parties. Sam Lee’s choice highlights inside.
Sam Lee picks another five of the standout acts from this weekend’s All Tomorrow’s Parties. Focusing on Saturday’s lineup – The Apples In Stereo, Low, Boredoms, Yann Tierson and Feathers all get the approving nod.
With the rescheduled Jeff Mangum curated All Tomorrow’s Parties three-dayer in full swing, Sam Lee rates his five highlights from Friday’s shenanigans.
The Line of Best Fit chats to Stefan Storm to discuss The Sound Of Arrows’ debut album, Sweden’s music scene, and why their record label collapsing wasn’t such a bad thing after all.
This is the second time in less than eighteen months that Last Day Of Summer has been released (after being made available for free download in 2010), but does White Denim’s “summer retreat” really warrant a second outing? Sam Lee reviews.
Although it undoubtedly has its strong moments, A Very She & Him Christmas sadly fails to deliver quite as much Christmas cheer as you might expect.
Gold Panda is more or less untouchable right now, having successfully seduced the entire blogosphere and the underground’s electronica elite in one fell swoop. But how will he cope as curator of the latest album in the DJ Kicks series? Sam Lee finds out.
- Primavera Sound 2013 stream live performances via Youtube
- Boards of Canada to premiere new music on BBC Radio 1 tonight
- The Flaming Lips to play live on BBC Radio 6 Music tonight
- Angel Haze and Iggy Azalea stream cover of Watch The Throne track ‘Otis’
- Brolin and East India Youth to play free London show next week
- Matthew Dear plots only London date of 2013
- Daft Punk to remix own ‘Random Access Memories’ tracks
- Washed Out announces new album ‘Paracosm’ for August
- Sŵn Festival confirm Deerhunter as first headliners for 2013 event
- CBGB announce 40th anniversary music and film festival