It’s been a long, four year wait, but Foals have finally woken from their slumber. As one of the last few surviving 00’s indie bands, this record could’ve catapulted Foals back to the forefront of British music – or seen them sink into irrelevancy. Following the enormous What Went Down is no small task, and with the departure of bassist Walter Gervers, it was debated whether Foals had already peaked – but the release of this record has put those doubts firmly back to bed. Continue reading “Foals – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1: Album Review”
In 2008 I was a care free 11 year old just starting to find his own musical niche, back then my influences came in the form of my parents who were big on the indie rock scene of the time (as was the case for most back then). Being able to reflect back now demonstrates just how great a year 2008 was for innovative, groundbreaking music; so these are my top ten albums of a star-studded year.
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Festival season isn’t quite upon us just yet, but the excitement is already brewing. That excitement intensifies with imminent festival announcements regarding who’s headlining what. Parklife has bagged some huge names in the last couple of years with Frank Ocean, The 1975, The XX and Liam Gallagher. It’s clear they have a massive pull that can reach a massive audience, so who can they place centre stage this year? Here’s ten names that could headline the Manchester festival. Continue reading “Parklife 2019: Ten names who COULD Headline”
When Foals arrived on to the British indie scene with ‘Hummer’ nearly 11 years ago, it was clear they were going to be a force to be reckoned with. Treble tones from guitars sat high on their chests created a new, unorthodox sort of funky. ‘Hummer’ featured on a skins episode which would see the hype begin for the most hotly anticipated debut of 2008.