There’s an authentic feeling to the music here: a refreshing win for artistic integrity. It’s a bit of gamble, and risks alienating many a hipster fan, but in broadening their horizons, Mumford & Sons avoid turning into the musical caricature that had seemed almost inevitable.
The new video shows Liam, Keith, Maxim and Sleaford Mod’s front man Jason Williamson as fans have come to know and love them: hanging out in a disused shop in North London, upfront and unapologetic.
What makes the second record stand up so well is that, rather than succumbing to the temptation of rehashing the same sound, the band has pushed themselves into new musical areas. And as a consequence of taking this risk, there’s a raw edginess on the new album not present on the debut.
There are bound to be some varied and strong opinions about this EP but, whatever you think, it is certainly refreshing that an artist is capable of surprising us.
As always, Cabaret Fringe Festival launches with the fabulous Opening Night Gala, which will this year be hosted by the stars of the famous Berlin Cabaret, Adelaide’s own underground cabaret cult sensation.
Vaudeville is more of an event than a record; from beginning to end, it provides dramaturgical moments and plot-driven songs.
Dallas, Jeff and Josh, along with an army of lovers, have committed to doing good deeds and paying them forward.
The National have just announced the release of their collaboration with Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson in a box set.
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have this week launched the video for for ‘The River’.
Melbourne band Pearls have recently premiered the new video the title track of their new debut Pretend You’re Mine. […]