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You've probably heard Smother by now, and read about some of the songs that inspired it. "Loop The Loop"'s one of the best songs on Smother, and, it turns out, one of the band's favorite songs on the…   Read Story »
The 2011 Isle Of Wight Festival took place on its namesake at Newport's Seaclose Park this past weekend. Iggy Pop, Pulp, and some folks under the age of 47 played. Take a look.   Read Story »
Hopefully by now you've heard Smother, the third album from Wild Beasts. As with all their records, it feels like it comes out of nowhere. And as always, I have trouble finding reference points to…   Read Story »
Wild Beasts were winking at us when they gave us a song named "Albatross," the slow-moving and slinky first single from the band’s third album. Hayden Thorpe’s impossibly pretty falsetto was…   Read Story »
Wild Beasts just announced their third album, Smother, and BBC1 Radio debuted the first single "Albatross," last night on Zane Lowe's show. From what I've heard Smother will be a mellower, subtler…   Read Story »
The Belle & Sebastian-curated ATP Bowlie 2 took place earlier this week (December 10-12) at Butlins Holiday Centre, Minehead. (In 1999 B&S curated The Bowlie Weekender, which ultimately…   Read Story »
It didn't win the Mercury Prize, but Wild Beasts's Two Dancers still has a lot of juice left in it a year after its release date. Domino Records is releasing two remix 12-inches, including remixes of…   Read Story »
When we posted the Outside Lands festival lineup, we mentioned how the San Fransisco festival tried to fit it "between a jam and a rock space," especially with Further (featuring the Grateful…   Read Story »
Wild Beasts were just nominated for the Mercury Prize, and they're on tour again, so their label Domino is celebrating with this new EP featuring their single "We Still Got The Taste Dancin' On Our…   Read Story »
A few years ago I wrote a positive review of CocoRosie's The Adventures of Ghosthorse And Stillborn. Too positive, it turns out: The publication that assigned it killed the piece at the 11th hour and…   Read Story »