Archive Tag: rolling stone

19 Feb 2015

How a pair of misfits reconfigured what it means to be cool and earned one of music’s most unique fanbases.

Amy Rose Spiegel talks to They Might Be Giants on the evening of their sold-out performance at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg, the band’s founding fathers John Linnell and John Flansburgh are backstage preparing to present the first of the many ambitious projects they have slated for 2015. Read in full at RollingStone >>

22 Feb 2013

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The all-star project with Jim Kerr unfolds a subtle magic

Basically, one has I already do not feel like 1, an album more hear when behind each item with the stupid word “featuring” a guest post angekündigt is because it is often only the usual tribute stuff follows. And first in the moments one feels here a bit like in the shallow Radio landscape in which PetitessenPop a la Marit Larsen duration whispers.

But after a few unfolds Stucken The debut of one The Dark Flowers subtle, sinister magic.

Behind the alleged all-star project puts the English producer Paul Statham (Dido, Kylie Minogue), the “radio land” as a soundtrack to the book “The Motel Chronicles “,the autobiography of the actor and playwright Sam Shephard.

With it, he invited a handful of singers into the studio to his carefully tramping electronic beats, guitars and banjo sounds a melodic structure to give. Best manage the Jim Kerr of Simple Minds, the force his sonorous voice to the otherwise rather sallow Stucken one be easily recognisable gives. Some songs are however especially beguiling in its simplicity, about which of Shelly Poole infinitely delicate singing “All The Time Running”. Or if Catherine AD in “Aim For The Heart” balances between Beth Gibbons and Polly Jean Harvey.

In the end, no one knows exactly what’s going on: the somnambulant awesome elevator music of Brian Eno and the banalities of The Corrs? possibly indecision, the soundtrack only without the film.”“

13 Feb 2013

Rolling Stone: Ben Lee Trips Out on ‘Welcome to the House of Mystical Death’ – Song Premiere.

Singer-songwriter explores inner realms in new album cut

24 Jan 2013