HAIM 'Falling' single

This week’s new single releases – 31 March

This week’s single releases – 31 March Phil Lickley takes us through another batch of new single releases. Alison Moyet – ‘When I Was Your Girl’ [rating:3.5/5] Buy: When I Was Your Girl The first release from Moyet’s eighth album is much poppier than I’d expect from the classically trained singer. Sounding very much like […]

Modern Vampires In The City

Vampire Weekend reveal first taste of new album with new tracks ‘Diane Young’ and ‘Step’

As reported last month, Vampire Weekend came up with a rather unconventional way to announce their new album Modern Vampires Of The City. Thankfully today they’ve chosen a more routine way to debut some new material – revealing new tracks ‘Diane Young’ and ‘Step’ on Zane Lowe’s Radio 1 show and then releasing the below […]

Yeezus artwork

What were the best albums of 2013?

We’re coming up to the end of the year, which means there’s currently a deluge of ‘best of’ lists hitting us from all angles online. I don’t like to dwell too much on picking out the ‘best’ when it comes to albums as to pick one excellent album out as ‘better’ than another seems a […]