Mosquito album stream

Album review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs – ‘Mosquito’

Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Mosquito {rating} Download: Mosquito Who are Yeah Yeah Yeahs? They’re the art-rock-punk-pop trio that were at the forefront of the New York revival in the early 2000’s, and are fast approaching seminal status thanks to their ability to continuously evolve musically while remaining current and vital. Karen O is the enigmatic […]

Mosquito album stream

Listen: Yeah Yeah Yeahs ‘Mosquito’ stream

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have released a stream of their highly anticipated new album Mosquito onto YouTube. The stream features an intro by Karen O in which she calls the album ‘…a Yeah Yeah Yeahs soul record, or our version of one. It’s really playful and tongue in cheek at times. It’s got something for everyone.’ […]


Watch: Yeah Yeah Yeahs – ‘Sacrilege’ video

Yeah Yeah Yeah’s today released the promo video for ‘Sacrilege’ – the lead single from their upcoming new album Mosquito. The video stars model and actress Lily Cole, whose promiscuity gets her caught up in an unsettling modern day witch-hunt. It’s a bit hard to explain as it jumps around all over the place, so […]

Watch: Yeah Yeah Yeahs sing at SXSW

If you have a passing interest in music and occasionally go online, you will have noticed that the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas is underway. Yesterday saw high profile sets from the likes of Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Earl Sweatshirt and Jake Bugg – but Yeah Yeah Yeahs made sure they grabbed the […]

February playlist – all the best new music from last month in one place!

It may be a short month, but February still managed to produce some awesome new music! My February playlist features Bloc Party singer Kele Okereke’s brilliant remix of MS MR’s ‘Fantasy’, AlunaGeorge’s ‘Attracting Flies’, Yeah Yeah Yeahs new single ‘Sacrilege’ and loads more. Listen to the playlist below, and remember to go check out my […]

YYYs Mosquito

Watch: Yeah Yeah Yeahs – ‘Mosquito’ video

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have released a promo video for new single ‘Mosquito’, the title track from their pretty great new album – read my review of said album here. The video was directed by Shimbe, the same artist who created the very garish cover art for the album, and features a CGI mozzy engorging on […]

Despair video

Watch: Yeah Yeah Yeahs – ‘Despair’ video

New York legends Yeah Yeah Yeahs made some headlines last week by revealing they were the first band ever to film a video on top of the Empire State Building. Today they’ve revealed the video in question for latest Mosquito single ‘Despair’. The video was directed by longtime collaborator Patrick Daughters, who directed THAT ‘Maps’ […]

Africa Express album

Damon Albarn confirms new Africa Express album to be released next month

Last month we got news that Damon Albarn had been in Mali with a host of musician friends working on a new album for his Africa Express project. Today it has been confirmed that Transgressive Records will be releasing Africa Express Presents: Maison Des Jeunes on 9 December. As well as working with a new […]

Damon Albarn Mali album

Damon Albarn is working with Brian Eno, Ghostpoet, Idris Elba, Nick Zinner and Holy Other on Africa Express album

Blur and Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn is back in Mali and recording a new album featuring local musicians and a host of international stars including producer Brian Eno, The Wire/Luther star and DJ Idris Elba, Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner, Ghostpoet and Holy Other. The album is part of the Africa Express project Albarn […]