Mastodon’s response to criticism shows a sad attempt to retroactively imbue a racist, sexist image with a hipster know-it-all attitude.
New songs by Say Lou Lou, Sky Ferreira, Tennis, VV Brown and Trouble Maker
Never fear, your intrepid reporter has gathered up a few recently-released gems for the discerning ear.
At their best, AlunaGeorge are practicing a kind of wonky r&b.
In the week following the George Zimmerman verdict, a stream of articles were published comparing the targeting of young, Black men and the policing of Black communities to the targeting of young, Arab men in combat zones and Barack Obama’s drone war. In particular, these columnists compared Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old Black boy who was …
Ambition permeates almost every bit of this album – something to be lauded in a time where music has become culturally devalued as important in itself.
Everyone has been asking the wrong question. The question is, what is writing worth?
With her distinctive calling-card single “Video Games” and album Born To Die, Lana Del Rey has been one of the most hotly debated artists of the past year. Initially feted for her “gangsta Nancy Sinatra” sound and DIY Youtube aesthetic, the blog love quickly faded with some flat live performance and the news that, far …
After “28 Days Later” “Sunshine” and “Never Let Me Go,” Alex Garland is now master of the science fiction genre, an allegorical titan and action giant. With Dredd, he has modernised a British comic phenomenon and nailed him up on the screen for all to see.
Leeds Festival often gets over-shadowed by its counterpart Reading, and has a reputation for a weakened line up. But this year, Festival Republic put on a fantastic weekend, and here is why…