Manchester Orchestra are back with an upcoming record, Cope. Frontman Andy Hull says it’s going to be a quick, straightforward rock album, as opposed to the glorious, passionate and sprawling mosaic that was 2011’s Simple Math.
Here’s the first single from the new record. This is Top Notch.
How Tony Blair’s Advice to Rebekah Brooks Over Phone Hacking Scandal Suggests He Lied About Iraq War
The news that former British Prime Minister Tony Blair apparently ‘unofficially’ advised the disgraced News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks over the phone hacking scandal in the UK back in July of 2011 is creating waves in the British press. But the details in the revelation betrays something far darker about Blair, who survived scandal after scandal while in power through his considerable powers of persuasion.
The internet is buzzing with the recently published Google’s ‘How To’ manual on Glass, it’s fancy eyewear product that allows you see the world wide web on your lenses. They aren’t being entirely honest with their customers about how not to come across as a douche. So in the interests of the public, if you are an ‘Explorer’, here’s our ‘Do’s and Don’ts’ guide on how to wear (or not wear) Google’s latest gizmo.
German DJ/Producer Zedd’s collaboration with Matthew Koma back in 2012 turned out to be one of the best songs of that year. I still can’t stop listening to Spectrum.
Now they’re back, adding vocalist Miriam Bryant into the mix. The result isn’t as good as Spectrum but it’s still a hell of an enjoyable pop-EDM track.
Here’s Find You.
Whether he’s fronting Red House Painters, Sun Kil Moon or simply working under his own name, Mark Kozelek makes some of the most beautiful and moving — and sometimes darkly powerful — acoustic music around.
His new album as Sun Kil Moon hit iTunes yesterday and it’s his most personal release yet, with each song dealing not in universal themes but in very laser-point specific words about his life and feelings.
For most singer-songwriters this would feel terribly self-indulgent, but Kozelek makes it work because the entire record feels like a personal Psalm.
Here’s the lovely I Can’t Live Without My Mother’s Love.