Album Review – Fun. “Some Nights”

One thing is for certain: people are talking about Fun. The New York pop group are making unexpected waves in all corners of the world. Not all of it is positive, however. A recent review of their new album referred to the group as "edgy radio Disney." While...

Album Review – Frankie Rose “Interstellar”

Frankie Rose, the raven-haired, restless Brooklyn beauty, is finally on her own. The veteran of a veritable checklist of hippest-of-the-hip Pitchfork bands like Dum Dum Girls, Vivian Girls and Crystal Stilts, she's joined and left five bands in five years, not the...

Album Review: Mark Lanegan – “Blues Funeral”

On his seventh solo release, former Screaming Trees frontman Mark Lanegan retreats even further into his whiskey addled death trip, making "Blues Funeral" his most haunting, and also his most off-putting album yet. "Muddy water be my grave / You are the...

Album Review – Goldfrapp “The Singles”

"The Singles" is essentially a career overview for genre-smashing trip-hop pioneers Goldfrapp.  It features tracks from all five of their albums plus two brand new songs written especially for this compilation.  "The Singles" is an...