When James Brown passed away a few Christmases ago, the title of “Hardest Working Man in Showbiz” had to have been passed to someone, if at all. For my money, the obvious choice would be the Montreal-born musician Arish Khan, better known as King Khan. Khan has been one of the most prolific musicians over […]
For the better part of this decade, The Raveonettes have projected a cool, sexy black and white style that has meshed perfectly with their music. “Cool as ice cream” is a lyric from “Bang!” a song on the latest Raveonettes album, In and Out of Control (Vice), and it sums up their aesthetic and music […]
There are 17 Tuesdays left in 2008 and on four of those, The Raveonettes will be releasing a digital EP. (Actually, I guess I'm cheating a little since the first one came out yesterday, a Monday.) From the press release: Following the success of this year's critically adored album Lust Lust Lust, Danish noir-rock duo […]
It’s about time the Raveonettes released an album called Lust Lust Lust. It’s the common theme running through all of their albums. It’s certainly been implied in the titles of all of their releases to date: Whip It On, Chain Gang of Love, Pretty in Black, and overt in the content. They’ve never hidden their […]
Seems that Vice Records has a slew of Bloc Party live sessions, covers, mash ups and the like sitting around, so they've made them available on their Vice MP3 blog to all of us sitting around waiting for 'official' MP3s to be leaked to the public. Enjoy!
It may be a life pressure we as normal people will never understand, but I wonder what it's like being a pop (in the good sense) band in the U.K.? I would imagine you would live in a world where you measure yourself against Coldplay, the seemingly bottomless hit machine that churns out anthem after […]
Using the following, I'm going to show you (A) Mike Skinner is still the oddest hip-hop star on the planet (B) He's really quite enjoying his ultra-mega-fame and (C) He's gone all krunky! The Hardest Way to Make an Easy Living is good. Don't get that wrong. Quite a lot of it is real good. […]
Ah, nothing like the coming of spring. Flowers start poking their heads out of the ground and bursting forth with color that we've missed since the end of the summer. The air begins to warm with the re-emerging sun. People slowly come inching out of the their winter seclusion to venture into the "outdoors". And, […]