Max Richter’s ground breaking 8 hour sleep-a-long opus offers a sonic resting space for the New Year

For someone whose self professed favourite activity is sleeping, it is hardly surprising that Max Richter went the length of working with neuroscientist David Eagleman  to create an album that is ‘a person lullaby for a frenetic world’. The 8 hour composition was crafted for playing during sleep, taking natural sleep cycles into consideration, intending…

Cage The Elephant takes us on a sonic retrospective – album ‘Tell Me I’m Pretty’ out today + UK Tour Dates

Cage The Elephant, a four-piece rock band from Kentucky, are probably the most difficult band in the mainstream music scene to second guess. Since 2008, they’ve released three albums, all varying wildly in style, channelling everything from blues to grunge. Album number four, ‘Tell Me I’m Pretty‘, follows this trajectory of ceaseless change, this time…

Yndi Halda are back with new post rock epic 'Golden Threads From The Sun'

Yndi Halda are back with new post rock epic ‘Golden Threads From The Sun’

Yndi Halda are an English Post-Rock band hailing from Canterbury who don’t follow the paint-by-numbers approach to the genre. Instead, they offer a more diverse dynamic, reminiscent of more experimental Post-Rock bands such as *shels. This month they released four-minutes of track Golden Threads From The Sun, from their upcoming album Under Summer, their first release in 8 years. It’s only an excerpt of…

We head to The Facemelter 2015 finale by Chaos Theory – Vodun, Casual Nun + The Day of Locusts

  As the raging wind beat against the masses of crowd descending upon the ‘hard rock’ district of London; deep in its heart the unmistakable crash of cymbals could be heard signalling The Facemelter 2015 finale , at the infamous Our Black Heart, Camden. First up were Vodun – with their masterful fusion of tribal, psychedelic metal, infused with elements…