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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: GOTTHARD: BANG!

Swiss band Gotthard have been around 20 years and their new album BANG! follows an impressive total of 14 albums (studio and live)… That’s a catalog as extensive as Motley Crue’s! And yet it’s the first Gotthard album I’ve ever heard, largely due to the fact that most of their material hasn’t been...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: ROYAL BLOOD: ROYAL BLOOD

Brighton, England’s Royal Blood are here and they come with a question: who needs guitars anyway? You see, their sound simply consists of bass guitar and vocals, courtesy of Michael Kerr, and drums via Ben Thatcher. That’s right, just bass and drums. Yet their album packs more screeching riffs than anything The Strokes...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: KIMBRA: THE GOLDEN ECHO

Back in 2012 Kimbra seemed to become an overnight sensation thanks to her part in Gotye’s global hit “Somebody That I Used To Know.” So when her debut album Vows was released here in the States later that year I expected it to be a huge success. Unfortunately, all those downloads of “Somebody...
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#songoftheday / VIDEO: BASTILLE: “BAD NEWS”


Bastille deliver one hell of an electro-thud with their spectacular new tune "Bad News" from their forthcoming Oblivion EP. "Bad news like a sucker punch / What do you say," begins the first verse and you're already hooked by those thick and luscious beats. But even...
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NEWS: THE WYTCHES TO PLAY THREE SPECIAL SHOWS ON ALBUM LAUNCH DAY

FROM THE WYTCHES E-MAIL: To celebrate the launch of our debut album ‘Annabel Dream Reader’, we’re playing three special shows on the day of release, Monday 25th August. Starting in London, we’ll be playing an acoustic set at the The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret, then onto Bermondsey Village Hall which is a five minute walk...
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  • LABOUM: PETIT MACARON
    LABOUM: PETIT MACARON Release Date:  8/26/14 Label:  CJ E&M LA BOUM -- stylized as LABOUM -- is a new girl group formed by NH Media and Nega Network. Its rather young members are Sol Bin, Yul Hee, Ju Yeong, ZN, Hae In and So Yeon. Petit Macaron is their first release and it's quite promising. […]
  • TAETISEO: 2ND MINI-ALBUM "HOLLER"
    TAETISEO: 2ND MINI-ALBUM "HOLLER" Release Date:  9/16/14 Label:  SM Entertainment As you probably know, TaeTiSeo is a Girls Generation sub-unit consisting of Tae Yeon, Tiffany, and Seo Hyun. The name TaeTiSeo is a combination of the beginnings of each of their names. Their first mini-album, Twinkle, performed really well, hence another mini-album from them. And […]
  • THE BRILLIANT GREEN: THE SWINGIN' SIXTIES
    THE BRILLIANT GREEN: THE SWINGIN' SIXTIES Release Date:  7/23/14 Label:  Warner Music Japan The title of this album, The Swingin' Sixties, had me thinking that this was an album of covers from the sixties. But then I looked at the tracklist and most of the titles looked familiar. And so I looked at the tracklists […]
  • T-ARA: AND & END [AKA SUGAR FREE: T-ARA EDM EDIT]
    T-ARA: AND & END [AKA SUGAR FREE: T-ARA EDM EDIT] Release Date:  9/15/14 Label:  Core Contents Media Now that Ji Yeon and Hyo Min are done promoting their solo careers (for now), T-ARA are back with AND & END, a brand new mini-album and it's a real smash. Now that Ji Yeon and Hyo Min […]
  • ORANGE CARAMEL: TONIGHT [FROM THE SOUNDTRACK "IT'S OK, IT'S LOVE"]
    ORANGE CARAMEL: TONIGHT [FROM THE SOUNDTRACK "IT'S OK, IT'S LOVE"] Release Date:  9/11/14 Label:  CJ E&M K-Pop doesn't get much better than this. Usually I don't get very excited when my favorite K-Pop stars do songs for movies because these songs tend to be very generic ballads. Heard one, you've heard them all. Actually, OK, […]