a triumphant and emphatic rock star.
ain’t all that
Alanis Morissette will be all over the US till October
NEW ALBUM R.Y.C DUE OUT JANUARY 17, 2020
At Amoeba, there was nothing left of the fury and screaming
Homme kept talking about the beauty of the night
Adele, whose ’25’ album topped charts around the world, is missing from the shortlist
Wow, talk about catching a band at the height of their heat! Following my viewing of Wolf Alice last week, they have killed it at Glastonbury and were only stopped from the top spot, on their debut album I might add, by another artist who killed it at Glastonbury, who I have also seen recently and also wasn’t crazy about live. PS: I took Taylor down a notch because, frankly, she is losing her sweetness.
The Truth EP – Mike Posner – This terrific EP is the singer songwriter as self-flagellating superstar, from a never quite was but might be with these downbeat tuneful songs. Over an album it might be too much, but over an EP it is flawless – EP OF THE WEEK – A
It was a professional without being charming performance, their rapport with the audience on a musical level was fine, and the sound grew more powerful while remaining just about constant, but they don’t really talk to the audience; there is no sense of the moment in time.
Wolf Alice were pretty good at Le Poisson Rouge last night, they are at a very exciting place in their career right now with the debut album dropping on Tuesday. But their connection with the audience left something wanting, That shouldn’t be a problem for Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga tonight at Radio City Music Hall.
Wolf Alice are slightly missing the name you think they’d have by now in New York, you know, the selling out MHOW, nearly selling out Bowery ballroom and finally playing Rough Trade on the Sunday tour, instead they haven’t sold out Le Poisson Rouge for Thursday nights gig, so here is the opportunity for a quick spin up close before the rest of new York catches.
Bros – Wolf Alice – This is a huge breakthrough track for them, the new EP doesn’t have its equal and the first written by Ellie Rowsell, soon to adorn many an alt kids bedroom wall, the Guardian call them grunge meets folk, meaning they play lo hi with the balance on hi – A-
This is BBC’s list of bands they predict big things for in 2015, and they’ve been known to get it right.. BBC asked 140 influential music industry experts, DJs, critics, broadcasters and bloggers and, shock, only found one Stateside artist out of the 15 being touted.