Entries from August 2013

STREAM: Throwing Muses “Sleepwalking-1″

August 28th, 2013 · Comments Off on STREAM: Throwing Muses “Sleepwalking-1″

The Throwing Muses’ trajectory of out of left field alterna-art-pop has been anything but normal, which makes perfect sense when you consider bandleader Kristin Hersh’s mental health rollercoaster over the years. The band broke up in the late 1990’s only to return in the early aughts with just as much fire and intensity as when […]

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Laura Marling Plays “Master Hunter” on Letterman

August 27th, 2013 · Comments Off on Laura Marling Plays “Master Hunter” on Letterman

Laura Marling is such a force to behold in a live setting. She’s both entreating and more than a little intimidating. This live version is just as sinister as the video for this song from one of my top albums of the year.

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STREAM: Tears for Fears Cover The Arcade Fire’s “Ready to Start”

August 20th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Tears for Fears have entered the studio to record the follow up to 2004’s reunion effort Everybody Loves a Happy Ending, which didn’t find near the audience it probably should have. That Donnie Darko momentum didn’t quite have the legs the duo was counting on, but never a band to give a wit about time […]

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