Django Django’s cover of The Monkees 1968 song, recorded for their Late Night Tales mix compilation and released as a 7″ single for Record Store Day 2014. Their LNT Mix is well worth a listen, with a diverse mix of influential artists, including Philip Glass, Canned Heat, Bob James and even Outkast.
The BBC recently rolled out the beta release of its new iplayer site dubbed ‘The New BBC iPlayer’, and I really think they nailed it on the head this time…
Are you still missing the days you spent navigating through outer space? Well you’re in luck, The Emperor Machine has a catalogue of music which emanates that cool retro space disco vibe you’ve been looking for. I’ve been following what I can of The Emperor Machine for a few years now—brainchild of Andy Meecham, (one half of house duo Chicken Lips)—and released … Read More
Today the title track from The Black Key’s upcoming album Turn Blue was released, which followed their single Fever a few weeks back, of which I was somewhat unsure with initially with respect to the rest of the album. However, this new and somewhat sinister track gives us a firm picture of the feel to the album to come, it … Read More
I wanted to recapture a lot of the great dance the music I remember in the summer of 1999 and around the millennium.
What happens when you mash a bit of Krautrock with a healthy dollop of Mogwai, a helping of Mike Oldfield and maybe even a dash of The Chemical Brothers; well… this track…
Just as I started writing a review on my favourite Black Keys album Attack & Release, I found out that they had started previewing a single from their new album Turn Blue. We’ve been waiting a long time (in Black Keys terms), 3 years since their last album, and almost a year-and-a-half since they announced they were set to release the album … Read More