Ben Ottewell is best known as a member of Gomez, a British rock act whose debut album, Bring It On, won the Mercury Music Prize in 1998. Gomez never had a designated frontman — Ottewell, Ian Ball, and Tom Gray all sang, and the band’s albums usually included several vocal … Read on
Posts by MonthDecember 2011
Tonight switchblade-wielding Danish youths Iceage pay their second visit to this rainy city and I haven’t looked forward to a gig this much since I saw Manic Street Preachers in Sapporo back in 1993. Barely pubescent and virginal in all respects, they were the first band I ever saw. I … Read onRead on...
What hasn’t been said about Peaking Lights ? Their new album 936 has been classified as one of the best 2011 albums. Their captivating sound embarks you on one journey, halfway between tribal and psychedelic, letting you embrace an era where nothing was out of reach and everyone made love, … Read onRead on...
Press releases are a curious thing, I suppose their main purpose is to guide all critics into one unified message of positivity toward the product being delivered. Say all the right things. Get your facts right. Don’t deviate too much from the sacred document.
Praise be to _____ . … Read onRead on...
Doors open at 8 . Should be a lot of craic. … Read on
Tellison have revealed their new Christmas track ‘Good Luck It’s Christmas’.
The single, which comes along with a new video from the band, is available for download through their BandCamp page, in a download and donate style.
All donations made from the pay-what-you-want download will go to CALM (Campaign … Read on