This week saw the much anticipated return of Kristian Matsson, better known as The Tallest Man On Earth. TTMOE plans to release his new album Dark Bird Is Home, later this year on May 12th. Following the success of 2012’s There’s No Leaving Now, TTMOE looks to add to his short but impressive catalogue. (more…)
Today is Fats Domino’s 87th birthday. One of the original Rock n Roll stars, it’s hard to believe songs like Blueberry Hill, I’m Walking, and Ain’t That A Shame, could be viewed as controversial or dangerous. The early hysteria surrounding Rock n Roll is dumbfounding and pretty funny looking through the eyes of someone born 30 years after its inception. To think Buddy Holly and Fats Domino were regarded as the Marilyn Manson’s of their era is fall on the floor funny. (more…)
As the northeast continues its brutal winter, we thought we’d pile on….literally. As the snow piles and the temperatures continue to drop and drop, there is only one thing to do,compile a list of depressing lyrics from the masters of depressing lyrics, Brit Rockers. Here is a list of some of the most depressing lyrics from Across the Pond. (more…)
The Twilight Sad
Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn, NY
February 24 2015
Pass out the Prozac America – a wave of melancholy is heading your way from Across The Pond.
Scottish post-punk miserablists The Twilight Sad are bringing their US tour to Brooklyn on Tuesday night, but don’t let their gritty Glaswegian realism deter you.
If anyone is like me, you always wonder what Sufjan is going to bring to the table. Will it be the artistic and eccentric singer songwriter? or the simplistic, acoustically unfeigned, type? Either way the man is so talented and brings excitement to indie music whenever he releases. (more…)
Following the epic 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Live, we decided to take a look at one of the most iconic performances in SNL’s storied history. In only the second season of SNL, George Harrison was the musical guest as Paul Simon hosted for the second time. Harrison followed up on the season 1 gag of trying to collect $3,000 from Lorne Michaels, if the Beatles performed. Harrison and Simon teamed up to perform two songs together, Here Comes the Sun and Homeward Bound. (more…)
This writer is getting married in the summer and has been straining every auditory nerve trying to find a wedding band that doesn’t have me bypassing the rings and reaching for the sick-bag.
In time for Valentine’s Day, here’s some tracks from Across The Pond that could make a blinding wedding playlist. (more…)
If I told you the main story following the 2015 Grammys would be a debate surrounding artistry, it might make sense. The Grammys are often controversial for favoring popular mainstream acts over up and coming musicians. But if I told you this debate around artistry was in regards to the talent and creativity of Beck, you would probably call me crazy. But that is exactly what has taken place thanks to the annoying, overrated auto tuned Mr. Kardashian. (more…)