Everything Everything - Man Alive (Geffen Records)
August 30th, 2010
Sure, Everything Everything sound as if they might be a bit crackers, but it's all meaningful, brilliant eccentricity. Gibberish, danceable hooks and lyrics that blow other bands out of the water- what's more to like?
The Drums - The Drums
June 7th, 2010
Too often, The Drums seem to find something that works well and squeeze the life out of it, leaving a husk where there was something quite promising.
Offset...showcases some of the best new talent around, as well as several of the country’s favourite festival staples.
Florence and the Machine – Lungs (Island Records)
July 6th, 2009
You get the feeling that Welch is somebody who falls in love fast and hard, and when it’s over, the only way to make it better is to get good and drunk (see Hurricane Drunk for a literal example).