come alive

Listen: Chromeo – ‘Come Alive’ (feat Toro y Moi)

Canadian electrofunk hipsters Chromeo have shared a new track from their upcoming fourth album White Women – and it’s a stormer. Called ‘Come Alive’ and featuring Toro y Moi on devastatingly slinky form, it’s the ideal track to blow the January blues away. Stream ‘Come Alive’ below: There’s still no release date for White Women, […]

Luna

Listen: Bombay Bicycle Club – ‘Luna’

With their new album So Long, See You Tomorrow set for release next month, Bombay Bicycle Club have today revealed new track ‘Luna’. ‘Luna’ follows ‘Carry Me‘ and ‘It’s Alright Now‘ from the new album, which is due out on 4 February. Listen to the breezy and harmony-heavy ‘Luna’ below: ***UPDATE – 7 JANUARY*** Bombay […]

Coinye West

What is Coinye West?

Just to confirm that the world we live in is well and truly mental, today came the stupid/cleverly post-modern (depending on whether you’re an art student or not) news that a new ‘crypto-currency’ based on Kanye West has been created – called Coinye West. A crypto-currency is an online form of money that can be […]

Rave Tapes

Album review: Mogwai – ‘Rave Tapes’

Mogwai – Rave Tapes {rating} Buy: Rave Tapes Scottish post-rock veterans Mogwai return with their eighth studio album Rave Tapes, which continues the exploration of melodic grooves which began with their 2011 album Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will. Back in the day Mogwai were known and appreciated primarily for the ‘quiet-to-loud’ dynamic of […]

Pixies EP2

Pixies release ‘EP2’ – watch the video for track ‘Blue Eyed Hexe’

US grunge pioneers Pixies have today released another brand new EP. The aptly titled ‘EP2’ follows on from last year’s equally aptly titled ‘EP1’ and features four brand new tracks: ‘Blue Eyed Hexe’, ‘Magdalena’, ‘Greens And Blues’ and ‘Snakes’. ‘EP2’ is available as a limited edition 10” vinyl, as well as an mp3 download costing […]

Beady Eye Single Review – Four Letter Word

Beady Eye – Four Letter Word Now that the dust has settled on ‘Four Letter Word‘s Boxing Day unveiling, the verdict on Beady Eye‘s new single – and album opener – is in.  Here at All-Noise the unanimous opinion is that this is the song that has truly whetted our appetite for their forthcoming debut […]

decemberists album review

The Decemberists – ‘The King Is Dead’ Album Review

Since releasing their debut album way back in 2002, The Decemberists have slowly become the discerning music fans alternative folk band of choice. While they’ve never really threatened to progress beyond their cult status, a Decemberists album can always be relied on to provide a solid dose of catchy, distinctive and above all melodic folk-rock. […]

January new music playlist

Listen: January 2014 Playlist – All the Best Music from January 2014 in one handy playlist

Although January tends to be a bit of a depressing month – Christmas is gone, no-one has any money, the weather is dreary etc. etc… – it does have one thing going for it: new music.

January is typically the month where everyone starts the ‘big in 2014’ scramble – so there’s always a lot of cool new music floating around to get into on those dark nights.

I’ve put together the below playlist featuring the best of what’s come out in January, which includes new stuff from BANKS (who is definitely going to be big in 2014), Bombay Bicycle Club (already pretty big I think!), Yuck, Metronomy, James Blake, Blood Red Shoes, Elephant, Blood Cultures and loads more. There’s also a couple of tasty remixes in there as well. Read more about Listen: January 2014 Playlist – All the Best Music from January 2014 in one handy playlist