This week's content-themed Spotify playlist, featuring tracks from Field Music, Jens Lekman, Walls, DOOM, Friends and a bunch more.»
This week's Spotifriday playlist featuring tracks from Vivian Girls, DOOM, Ringo Deathstarr, Mogwai, Ane Brun and then some. Click here to listen to it.
1. Vivian Girls - 'Take It As It Comes'
Now, let it be said that this obviously isn't one of Vivia»
Some time around the start of last year I found myself scanning through my music library, and coming to the realisation that something was slowing eating it’s way into my tastes. A slew of tracks and albums praising the skills of the hustler, the dope dealer, the ostentatious pimp and the blunted beatmaker were making inroads into my hard drive and CD racks. Converge found themselves sharing an album shelf with Clipse, Madlib made himself a bed next to Mogwai and the Melvins, all whilst the Wu Tang in their various guises swarmed all over like so many killer bees. For a young teenager who had renounced hip hop and it’s slinkier brother R’n’B as Trojan horses for the saccharinisation of pop music the first time he heard a Fugazi record, this was a significant turnaround. »
This week's content in the form of a Spotify playlist, featuring Let's Wrestle, Mudhoney, Sufjan Stevens, Fucked Up, Peverelist, Gold Panda and more.»
Before we get stuck into TELLING you what THE BEST record of the year is (that's coming next week), we thought we might find out what some of our favourite acts' favourite records of the year were. Here, Finn Andrews, the lead singer, songwriter and driving force behind New Zealand's The Veils, reveals his favourite five of 2009... »
While it'll probably be nigh on time for the Apocalypse before consensus has finally been reached on whether Pitchfork represents the apotheosis of music journalism or everything wrong with everything, there's no denying that Ryan Schreiber and cohorts st»