Tag: Pink Floyd
The Criticals – ‘Treat Ya Better’
Nashville based rock band The Criticals was formed last year, 2018. by Parker Forbes and Cole Shugart. The duo take their influence from the Rolling Stones, The Strokes and The Libertines, and their music therefore combines vintage sensibilities with a modern sound. Latest single, ‘Treat Ya Better’, is an excellent example of this.
A Bad Think – ‘Falling Star’
Six Quick Questions With Edward Cantu
We first came across Edward Cantu with his song ‘Coalesce’, a glorious track that feels to us a bit like a laid back version of Jackson Browne’s ‘Late For The Sky’, and sonically, with touches of Bon Iver’s ‘Holocene’, and The War On Drugs’ ‘Knocked Down’. Looking deeper, Edward has a lot more music behind him, and an interesting backstory, so we asked him six (or more) quick questions.
Musical Legends Phil Keaggy, Tony Levin And Jerry Marotta Collaborate On Debut Album, ‘The Bucket List’
Populuxe’s ‘Lumiere’ Has Sexy David Bowie Vibes
According to Wikipedia, “Populuxe” was a consumer culture and aesthetic in the USA in the 1950s and 1960s, with the term being a combination of “popular” and “luxury”. It’s a particularly apt name for the modern-art trio from Brooklyn, New York, who constantly find ways to reinvent themselves, with each new release. Their latest album, ‘Lumiere’, released last year, is a lush, aesthetically pleasing, mash-up of sounds akin to that of Pink Floyd and David Bowie.
Pezzettino – ‘How To’
Margaret Stutt found her recording moniker from a children’s book of the same name, written and illustrated by Leo Lionni. The titular character of the book lives in a world where everyone is big, and does wonderful things; Pezzettino however is small; just a little piece (Pezzettino is “piece” in Italian). “I must be a piece of somebody. I must belong to somebody else.” Pezzettino discovers that he belongs to nobody but himself, and finds peace and joy in the realisation.
Earthquake Lights – ‘Choke ’em Up’
Earthquake Lights, from New York City, put a different spin on modern rock, with their love of both heavy guitars and softer tones, and inspirations including the likes of Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Beck, and The Who. Their debut album, ‘Distress Signals’, is out early next year and was recorded first at Douglass Recording, Brooklyn, and then Abbey Road Studios, London.