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It might sound unwarranted or unfair given the staggering amount of attention that the band has received since “Sex On Fire” blew up two years ago, but who really likes Kings Of Leon? I mean seriously – this is a band that got its' start churning out half-baked and partially-lobotomized, cast-off grunge-isms (remember “Molly's Chambers” or any of Youth And Young Manhood in general?) only to be reborn in 2008 as a bunch of wildly overwrought, country-fried indie rockers and,...

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Sunday, 05 December 2010
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Hey there junkie, Sorry I'm a day late. I hope you hadn't started twitchin' or something, but I got held up outta town. I went down to Atlantic City for a little R&R an' to see what there is to see down'ere – I ain't never been before. It was sorta cool, but it's an uptight town; if you go there, you hafta be on yer best behavior, or they'll mess you up big time! That's actually parta why I...

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Friday, 03 December 2010
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If you haven’t heard of The Drums, then you’re probably not an avid reader of New Music Express, Cliché Magazine, Clash magazine or Rolling Stone, where they have been lauded for their sound, even garnering the unabashed title ‘Best Hope for 2010’ by Pitchfork. You probably didn’t follow the BBC’s Sound of 2010 poll. You probably don’t reside in Brooklyn. You may have, in fact, been living under a rock. Or at least that’s my excuse. The point is, if...

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Friday, 03 December 2010
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When Beck first released Odelay in 1996, it was to a very eager and excited audience and to critics just waiting to sharpen their claws. The success of “Loser” earned the singer an advance critical chorus of “probable one–hit wonder” and, given the deluge of small–potatoes albums released between Mellow Gold and Odelay , such...

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Friday, 03 December 2010