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Thom Yorke

Posted 12 Sep 2012 @ 9:02am
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An extension of Thom Yorke’s solo record debut, the Atoms For Peace project picks up from where the Eraser tour left off, aiming to form a bridge between the live and studio setting. Default shares a lot sonically with the material found on Eraser, blending unnerving percussive loops and frantic electronica to great effect. I wouldn’t go as far as to say ol’ mate Thom can do no wrong, but this...

Posted 25 Feb 2012 @ 12:46pm
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Once referred to as the Hunter S. Thompson of DJs, James Lavelle's presence in the landscape of electronic music is one that's hard to look past. 

 

A name that's synonymous with his infamous label Mo'Wax, started when he was eighteen and home to releases from the likes of Dr. Octagon, DJ Krush, Luke Vibert, and his own act UNKLE, whose debut album with DJ Shadow Psyence Fiction...

Posted 14 Dec 2011 @ 10:08am
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This track has been kicking around on bootleg discs, P2P networks and torrent sites for roughly ten years, an aching cover of the Neil Young classic where Neil's fragile, quavering voice is replaced with a slightly lower, slightly sadder tone. There's an innocence to the original that Thom reshapes into weariness and nostalgia, to heartbreaking effect. A lot of people do simple acoustic covers...

Posted 18 Oct 2011 @ 11:31am
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After nearly instantaneously selling out her first intimate theatre performance, PJ Harvey has swiftly announced a follow up Melbourne date.

 

The freshly added date extends Polly Jean's already massive Australian tour, which will see her visit Sydney Festival and Tasmania's MONA...

Posted 6 Oct 2011 @ 8:49am
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Acclaimed Mercury Prize winner PJ Harvey has announced a run of intimate Australian dates, long awaited by fans nationwide. 

 

These latest performances will give Harvey the opportunity to showcase her newest, and most critically acclaimed album, Let England Shake. Following the release of Let England Shake,  Harvey was crowned the Mercury Prize recipient for a record-breaking...

Posted 29 Sep 2011 @ 9:20am
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It's been a long, hard few weeks leading up to the official Big Day Out 2012 lineup announcement (which will finally be unveiled later tonight, with the three headlining acts to be revealed tomorrow morning). 

 

 

There's been no shortage of rumours flying around, with supposed "spies" and "music journalists" claiming adamantly the acts closing out the festival will...

Posted 7 Sep 2011 @ 4:44am
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A beautiful track from Husky Gawenda and company, warm and earnest indie folk with a trembling reach. It reminds me - as this kind of thing always reminds me - of an album by a band called The Unbelievable Truth, which featured Thom Yorke's less talented but marginally better looking brother, Andy. Similarly sweet and adult contemporary-leaning, though significantly less nineties in...

Posted 1 Mar 2011 @ 10:58am
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