Thom Yorke. Radiohead frontman, multi-instrumentalist, film score wizard, general bonafide British rock legend. He is the man coined with defeating Britpop and inspiring a new generation of uncertainty but finding strength in the form of artistic panache. He is without doubt a perfect fit for our next instalment of The Greatest of All Time. Continue reading “The Greatest of All Time: Episode 2 – Thom Yorke”
Bring Me The Horizon’s rise to stardom has been a tricky one, with no other rock band in music’s forefront right now having a path quite like theirs. The Sheffield outfit have a history of metalcore and extremely aggressive music, but have since experimented more and with growing popularity have gone down more of a softer sounding rock. They’re now six albums deep into their varied discography, but what are their best songs? Continue reading “Top 20 Bring Me The Horizon Songs”
..It’s been an incredible rise for Kevin Parker, the brains behind Australian psychedelic rock outfit Tame Impala. Since emerging from the underground in 2009 he has faced criticism for being a Sgt. Peppers era Beatles rip off, before transforming into one of the most relevant and progressive musical minds of his generation. His crowning moment will come this year when he twins the release of Tame Impala’s fourth album with a Coachella headline slot; but what are his best songs so far? Continue reading “Top 15 Tame Impala Songs”
The story of The 1975 is a story of defying expectations. The Wilmslow quartet- consisting of drummer George Daniel, guitarist Adam Hann, bassist Ross MacDonald and frontman Matty Healy- have been a band for 16 years after meeting in high school, and their road to becoming one of the most important acts of this decade has certainly not been an easy one.
50 years ago Lennon, McCartney, Harrison and Starr brought out their self titled White Album. Half a century is a mighty long time, but when an album as advanced and progressive as this comes along; time is flagged as nothing but a social construct. The Beatles created a soundscape that will live in infamy, paving the way for progression in the industry with a 30 song, 90 minute monster of an album that is rightfully regarded as one of the greatest ever. The White Album is troubled art, it’s less Picasso and more Jackson Pollock; less Mona Lisa and more Composition VII. Continue reading “The Beatles – The Beatles (The White Album): Classic Review”