The James Allan’s voice is very particular, is a voice like no other. With this blueprint, with emotive songs, often melancholic but at the same time deep, Glasvegas released, ten years ago, their album debut. So this year James Allan, Rab Allan, Paul Donoghue and Jonna Löfgren are celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the […]Read More “I’m the Frank Sinatra of shouting”. Interview with James Allan (Glasvegas)
Nowadays is easier than ever for an artist release an album: through a label (one of the three major labels, their subsidiaries or an independent label), release founded by crowdfunding as Kickstarted, release directly through Bandcamp or Soundcloud, or even release their music via YouTube. While in the old times the first filter was the […]Read More We need more filters to find the very special music
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This year the last album of The Raveonettes was released in the form of one song by month, and it was called Rave Sound of the Month. In their website, the group said that “every month throughout 2016, we’ll be dropping a freshly recorded track. Taking you on a ride, potentially schizophrenic & disjointed, […]Read More Rave Sound of the Month. The Raveonettes
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This year, Crocodiles (Brandon Welchez and Charles Rowell) released their sixth album studio, recorded in Mexico City. This new album, innovative like the other albums of the Crocodiles, is different from their usual style. In interview with The Echo Music, Brandon Welchez defined this album as “Stylistically it’s probably our weirdest album to date. […]Read More Dreamless. Crocodiles
“Woke up this morning with the strangest feeling/I had a nightmare, but I wasn’t dreaming/I ran outside to see, it’s not 2003/Turned on the radio it’s so confusing/Rappers were singing/And rockers DJ’ing/There’s no guitars on the songs that they’re playing (…)”. Those are the lyrics of “40 oz. Dream”, a song of Good Charlotte, the […]Read More The death of the rock?
The past week was released the first single of The xx in four years. And the reception for this song was incredible, everybody were talking about it, but… it’s really a song by The xx? The xx is a British band formed in 2005 by Romy Madley Croft, Oliver Sim and Jamie Smith aka Jamie […]Read More On Hold. The xx
In 2007, Bob Dylan was awarded with the Price of Asturias Award for the Arts, for being “a living legend in the history of popular music and a guiding light for a generation that dreamt to change the world”. But, the day of the ceremony, he send only a message thanking to the King of […]Read More Possible scenarios for the Ceremony of the Nobel Prize in Literature
One November night, Robert Hilburn was hanging with John Lennon in a studio recording and the “atmosphere was so relaxed that John invited me to contribute to the album’s sound effects”. But “one thing troubled me during the all-night recording sessions: the way John would slip from time to time into an adjoining lounge. The […]Read More Corn Flakes with John Lennon and Other Tales from a Rock ‘n’ Roll Life by Robert Hilburn
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ In 2013, the English rock band Keane split away. There was little information about the split, but in media appear some information about drugs abuse of the vocalist, Tom Chaplin. When one person have an addiction, the most difficult part of all is admit that have an addiction. In an interview with Neil McCormick, […]Read More The Wave. Tom Chaplin
In past days, Yellowcard released his 11th studio album, announcing it will be the last one. But this year, other 5 important pop-punk bands are releasing new studio albums too: Blink 182 (California), Green Day (Revolution Radio), Simple Plan (Taking One for the Team), Sum 41 (13 voices) and Jimmy Eat World (Integrity Blues). Which […]Read More The return of the pop-punk?