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August 1st, 2012
We reported yesterday that Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke hinted towards the end of Bloc Party by saying that their upcoming album Four could be their last, but now he’s taking that statement back. Writing on his blog, Okereke clears the air and admits that he was speaking “absentmindedly” in that interview. “I want to […]
July 31st, 2012
British indie-rockers Bloc Party went on a hiatus in 2009, but have returned for what might be one last album. In an interview with Triple J Magazine, leader Kele Okereke hints that the band’s upcoming album, Four, could be their last. “When we took a break in 2009 I was in the mindset that we […]
July 30th, 2012
It’s Osheaga week! To help you get psyched for a long weekend of fun in the sun and performances galore, we’ve compiled a playlist of some of the acts we’re most looking forward to checking out at the three-day festival in Montreal. Take a listen, refresh your memories with these jams and let us know […]
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July 30th, 2012
We are 21 days away from the release of Bloc Party’s Four. “Octopus” has already been released as a single with a video. “Day Four” (off the record Four, coincidence, I think not!) is the second release. It’s a slow jam compared to the dance rhythms of “Octopus.” It’s guitar heavy and balladesque which put […]
July 10th, 2012
Just over a month ago, we got the news that Bloc Party were done their new album, Four, and that it would drop on August 21st. Here is the first single from it, “Octopus,” accompanied by a video that features the band performing in a loft with some gymnasts twirling ribbons and spinning hoola hoops.
May 31st, 2012
Just over a year ago, there were rumours circulating that Bloc Party were either on the verge of splitting, or continuing on without frontman Kele Okereke, who was promoting his solo album. Turns out, they were just rumours as the London indie band have announced they’ll release a new album on August 21st. Titled FOUR, […]
September 28th, 2011
Road warriors The War On Drugs are getting back to what they do best, embarking on another tour for their recently released and universally praised new album, Slave Ambient. The Philly band have added another leg to their fall tour that sees them go into December to support The National for a NYC show as […]
September 28th, 2011
After four long years, Feist is back with Metals, her follow-up to the commercially successful album, The Reminder. Metals isn’t out until next week, but its now available to stream in its entirety. Feist also included a handwritten note, as well as a few drawings that you will receive once you begin streaming. Upon first […]
September 13th, 2011
One of French dance music’s best known producers, DJ Mehdi, has passed away at the age of 34. Part of the Paris-based Ed Banger collective that also includes Justice, Busy P, SebastiAn and Mr. Oizo, Mehdi Favéris-Essadi was best known for his electro/hip-hop sound and work on remixes and soundtracks. Collaborators Chromeo tweeted a message […]
July 19th, 2011
He was once a prolific genius, but it’s been four years since Swedish heartbreaker Jens Lekman released his classic LP, Night Falls Over Kortedala. On September 20th, the wait will finally be over when he releases a brand new EP called An Argument With Myself. In an interview with the Walla Walla Washington Union Bulletin, […]