Best New Music 2010 – nr.21 – Holy Fuck

18 03 2010

Holy Fuck on stage
As the song crescendoed into a downright orchestral blow-out, my arms waived frantically. Playing the drums, I grinned with content at the band to my right, and caught glimpses of the crowd to the left as I head-banged my way through the last minute of the song. When it was over I was raging – my heart beating, my nerves on call, adrenaline pumping through me like an oil rig at dawn.

I looked left towards the crowd, slowly pulled the curtain shut, and turned to my iPod to see which band had brought this city-center embarrassement upon me. It was Holy FuckRead the rest of this entry »

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Best New Music 2010 – nr.7 – Yeasayer

29 01 2010

image courtesy of www.last.fm

I was skeptical at first, but then I saw the following video of Yeasayer and was well adjusted. I’ve had them on my iPod for a while but never really registered the music with the name. Now I’ve had a good listen and can only recommend it.

This is a great studio performance from 2008, “Tightrope” Read the rest of this entry »