Tom Petty has been awarded a songwriting credit on Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me,” which bears a close resemblance to Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down.” According to The Sun, the deal was settled out of court back in October, but is just coming to light now. Both Petty and singer/composer Jeff Lynne were given a [...]
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One of the many reasons 2015 is an amazing time to be alive: John Carpenter is about to drop an album on Sacred Bones. Carpenter is one of the great horror and sci-fi directors of all-time, and thanks to his history of scoring his own movies, he’s also a tremendously important musician. His early, ominous [...]
Title Fight have been gracefully expanding their sound over their past two albums, growing out of their post-hardcore and emo influences and adopting something more in the vein of traditional, shoegaze-inspired rock. With Hyperview, the Pennsylvania band’s third full-length, they fully commit to that change: early singles “Chlorine,” “Rose Of Sharon,” and “Your Pain Is [...]
Girlpool “Alone at the Show” There’s really not a lot of lyrics in this song, but it’s such a vivid sketch of a girl with a crush on a guy in a band. It sounds like an exciting situation but it’s actually pretty ordinary, and Girlpool does a great job of making it clear how […]
Drum & bass stalwarts *Black Sun Empire* are to follow up a trio of recent EPs from The Upbeats, Neonlight and Pythius with the release of *Until The World Ends* – a five-track, collaborative EP with NZ duo *State Of Mind*.
Lead track ‘*Ego*’ immediately sets the tone with growling bass lines and…