August 18, 2017

Words about music (450): Josh Homme

Music is never wrong. You might not like it, but it’s never wrong. It's such a great way of explaining stuff.

Josh Homme

August 17, 2017

The Boxing: Tame

photo: Tom Saunders

Leeds neo-psych trio The Boxing are sounding fiercely retro on their new single Tame. Singer and guitarist Harrison Warke has all the trappings of an aloof front man, while drummer Charlie Webb and bassist Henry Chatham keep him grounded and make sure he doesn't float into outer space. Driven by an infectious pop melody - including a sly nod to The Cure - the band have a winner on their hands.

Trey Anastasio Band: West Coast Fall tour dates

The Trey Anastasio Band will embark on a short West Coast Fall tour. They will play in Los Angles on Halloween, squashing all rumours of a Phish extravaganza this year.

Vaadat Charigim: European tour dates

Israeli psychedelic shoegaze trio Vaadat Charigim will be on tour in August and September, playing shows in the UK, The Netherlands and France. Recommended if you like Porcupine Tree and The Jesus and Mary Chain.

Live dates:
  • 08/09 The Hope and Ruin, Brighton, UK
  • 08/30 Old Pint Pot, Salford, UK
  • 08/31 The Shacklewell Arms, London, UK
  • 09/02 Misty Fields Festival, Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • 09/03 Worm, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 09/05 Espace B, Paris, France

August 16, 2017

Kim Janssen: "Rama VI" video

Watch the new Kim Janssen video for Rama VI (feat. Sallie Harmsen), a track from his latest album Cousins. The Dutch singer-songwriter takes a look at the evasive art of dating.