Monday, 12 August 2013

Chvches - Gun

   Chvrches are a band I've been talking about for a while now, and I think their latest song Gun is the one to get the electronic Scottish group the recognition they deserve. They performed a great set this time last year and I'd love them to come back to see how far they've come. If you like this I'd recommend looking for some of their other songs I've shared.


Kraftwerk - The Model

   I never thought I'd get the chance to see one of my dad's favourite bands live, but I managed to witness a live 3D Kraftwerk concert and it was outstanding! The Model is my favourite Kraftwerk song, scraping past The Robots and Autobahn.


Sunday, 11 August 2013

Foals - Olympic Airways

   Foals are a band I've got to see three times now and they just don't seem to dissapoint. They have countless great songs, and Olympic Airways is no different! It's toe tapping music and chanted chorus are outstanding in a typical Foals unique way.


POLICA - Violent Games


Tycho - A Walk


Sunday, 28 July 2013

The Naked And Famous - Hearts Like Ours

   Sorry for disappearing again, it's been a busy summer... I'm back now though from holidays and Longitude, an incredible festival! It exceeded all expectations. I can happily say I am the proud owner of Chris Thomson's (Vampire Weekend) drumstick! For me Vampire Weekend were the highlight of Saturday, with Foals being the highlight of Friday and Hot Chip on Sunday. I seen a lot of great bands like Local Natives, Kraftwerk, Yeah Yeah Yeahs!, Phoenix, Cast of Cheers, Stealing Sheep, Mmoths, etc...
   Anyway here's a new song from one of my favourite bands The Naked And Famous. This is the first new material I've heard and I'm looking forward to seeing the New Zealand band again in November!


Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Phoenix - 1901

   This has been one of my favourite songs for the past few years, and it is the one that got me listening to Phoenix. Now I can't wait to see them in a months time! Phoenix are a band with many great songs, 1901 is definitely one of them! This is a true indie anthem.
   This is not the official video, but this is better I think, and the sound is not distorted.

Baths - Worsening

   Baths' new album Obsidian is impressive in my opinion. He had a lot to live up to after his first album Cerulean, an album which I have praised countless times in the past. Although I do not think it is as good just yet, I am still a fan of his new songs. I recommend buying this album if you haven't already, the music is certainly interesting to say the least.
   This is the opening track Worsening, it is my favourite of the album so far. Enjoy!


The National - Trouble Will Find Me

   I apologise for my absence, I have been busy "studying". And whilst all this "studying", I must have listened to The National's new album "Trouble Will Find Me" about 100 times, and I must say, it is perfection on a disk! Upon my first hearing I fell in love with the first half of the album; it starts with the terrific I Should Live In Salt. This song is just brilliant. Two songs i previously shared then follow in the form of Demons and Don't Swallow The Cap. After a few more listens I really started to appreciate the second half of the album too. This is another masterpiece from The National, I can't think of any real criticism - they never disappoint. I highly recommend buying this album if you haven't already, it's well worth the money.
   This is Graceless live in session in Maida Vale BBC Radio 6 on the 8/4/2013. Enjoy!


Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Adrian Lux - Teenage Crime (Radio Edit)

   Gotta love a bit of Adrian Lux; Teenage Crime is probably my favourite of all his songs. It is an odd mix of chill and dance vibes, all in all it is a very nice song. Check it out!


The Naked And Famous Vs. Kids Of 88 - A Source Of Light

   First new material I've heard from TNAF since their album Passive Me, Aggressive You back in 2010, even though it isn't actually a new song... Still I like it. TNAF are one of my favourites and I had the privilege to see them live back in 2011 and it was an incredible gig. This is what The Naked And Famous had to say about this track via their facebook account:
"Hey everyone, we have a new song for you! 

"A Source Of Light" is a collaboration with our good friends Kids of 88, and one of the tracks off our Remixes and B-sides compilation, coming out May 20."


Trophy Wife - Glue

   Trophy Wife have been quiet for a while but they are back now, they have recently released a new song "Glue" and a new alternative version to my favourite Trophy Wife song "Microlite". It's great to hear from these guys again and I'm looking forward to some new material.


Sunday, 12 May 2013

Metronomy - The Look

   I am a big fan of Metronomy and they deserve all the popularity they have received. The Bay and The Look are my favourite songs by them, they're both incredible. If you like this I recommend listening to some of their other stuff.


Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Hysterical

   I don't know enough about these guys to pass a judgement. I found their song Same Mistake, but there were very little videos for it on YouTube so I am sharing Hysterical instead. 


Blood Diamonds - Phone Sex (feat. Grimes)

   This song is certainly different, it reminds me of a mix of something from the Drive soundtrack and a cheesy 90's pop song... Still find myself tapping my foot though. 


Thursday, 9 May 2013

The National - Sea Of Love

   The National yesterday uploaded the first video from their new album Trouble Will Find Me which is due out on the 20th/21st of May. The video is simple but very entertaining and the song is just great. I can't wait for the release of this album; we don't have long to wait now!


MGMT vs. Daft Punk vs. Passion Pit vs. Gorillaz vs. Bob Marley

   This is an incredible mash up of some of my favourite acts. There is a lot going on at times so it is understandable if you do not enjoy it, but I love it! This was shown to me yesterday by one of my friends, he just gets me... Seriously though, decent find, I credit you and I love you xo.


Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Friendly Fires - Paris

   This is one of my favourite songs and it is by a band I like very much. Friendly Fires are a band I got to see live almost two years ago and it was an incredible gig! I am sharing this video because the audio is that of the album version as opposed o the official music video which has some weird distorted version; it really takes away from the epic chorus. You can search for the music video if you like but I wouldn't bother, the quality of this clip is much better. Enjoy.


Trophy Wife - The Quiet Earth

   Gotta love trophy wife, how these are so unknown is beyond me! They have produced some wonderful, sadly unrecognised tracks over the last few years. Here's another one.


Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires Of The City

   I was listening to the new Vampire Weekend album (via itunes stream) out in my backgarden being accompanied by the sun, but he had to go... So now I'm sitting at my computer listening to the conclusion of the album and writing about it to you. So far I have been very impressed with the album, they've managed to avoid repetition, which to be fair, they didn't really with the first two albums... I like the layout of each track, the album has a nice flow to it. I really like "Finger Back" and "Worship You", as well as the obvious "Diane Young" and "Ya Hey". All in all this has been a very enjoyable album so far and I am impressed. It doesn't sound the exact same as their other stuff which is good because it was getting boring in my opinion. Personally I prefer this album to Contra even though I am a fan of Contra with immense songs such as "Giving Up The Gun" on it. "Step" is still my favourite song off Modern Vampires Of The City, but this is the first time I've listened to the album and I'm sure I'll find a new favourite soon enough. Anyway, good job Vampire Weekend, you've done it again; see you in July!

   Just click the link below and you will eventually be left on your itunes where you can listen to a full stream of the album.
Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires Of The City (Full Stream)