album of the month
It’s been nearly two and a half years since Wavves released their quintessential surf rock album “King of the Beach”. It was the weed-smoking-lazy-romantic epitomised in a great deal of noise and feedback. Since then though the surf rock genre has had very few great albums, Best Coast’s “Crazy for You” came close
Thanks to Bandcamp, here is what I have been listening to this month. In the closing months of 2012, when Christmas loomed closely and the respite of a holiday was very much needed, I was introduced to the vast expanse of music and talent that was just waiting to be discovered on a little site called Bandcamp.
I have a bad habit of missing rising stars. Perhaps I’m just looking in the wrong places or read the wrong magazines but I don’t seem to be able to spot an upcoming act.The rise of the surreal and controversial rap group Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All (or simply OFWGKTA)
Ever since I saw them at Reading Festival two years ago Warpaint have stuck firmly in mind as one of the best acts of the weekend. I had never heard of the all-girl band from LA as I tried to get a good spot for Panic! At The Disco. To my pleasant