Tag: 'live'

News Empathy Test and Vivien Glass Jura Demons tour Long-time RRP favourites Empathy Test have joined forces with Vivien Glass for the Jura Demons tour. With a couple of dates already under their belts, June and July will see the two bands criss-crossing the UK, with support from local acts. Read on for tour details and tracks from both bands. >>
Tracks of my years The Charlatans – Sproston Green Sproston Green is the last track on Some Friendly, and was said to be lead singer Tim Burgess' favourite Charlatans song at the time. It's the kind of song that sits up and begs to be played at a neighbour or parent-offending volume, and that's generally how I listened to it. >>
News Morrissey announces Autumn European tour dates After the petty to and fro of his label dispute with Harvest, Morrissey today announced the more straightforward matter of an 18-date European tour this autumn. >>
Live set Watch St.Vincent’s full Live on Letterman Set After a concerted promotion campaign and rave reviews for her self-titled album earlier in the year, St. Vincent has been (relatively) quiet for a few months. Last night, all that changed. >>
News The War on Drugs take Letterman by storm with ‘Red Eyes’ Share With their performance of "Red Eyes" on Monday, The War on Drugs stole the mantle of "Letterman performance that everyone is raving about", and now look to be heading … >>
New music Tweedy – Summer Noon Share Wilco's Jeff Tweedy (and also family Tweedy's Jeff Tweedy) has released a video for one of the tracks from the forthcoming album Sukierae. Originally planned as a solo project, … >>
Tracks James – Government Walls Share At a time when most people were discovering James through "Sit Down", I was not the exception to the rule. There they were, Easter holidays 1991, on Top of … >>
Tracks Belle & Sebastian – The Boy With The Arab Strap Share I don’t normally pay much attention to the Brit awards, but in 1999 I was delighted to imagine the look on Pete Waterman’s face when he found out the … >>
Tracks The Waterboys – Mad as the Mist and Snow Share William Butler Yeats has long been an influence on the song-writing of Mike Scott of The Waterboys, but only an occasional trickle of tracks had directly come from adaptations … >>
Tracks Joanna Newsom – 81 Share Joanna Newsom may be something of an acquired taste; her songs and albums may be long and meandering. There is, however, something definitely worth savouring about a talented musician … >>
Tracks Eels – I’m Going To Stop Pretending That I Didn’t Break Your Heart Reading what a few serious critics have to say about the matter, it seems that live albums are viewed with no little weariness and great cynicism. Perhaps they've been suffered one too many by-the-numbers- run-throughs of the greatest hits set; the live albums and EPs I know are mostly pretty interesting, and offer a fresh take on the material. >>
News See Real Estate perform their new album ‘Atlas’ in full Share In addition to streaming their latest album on iTunes this week, Real Estate gave fans another chance to experience Atlas before its release next week, playing the album in … >>