Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2012«

Wild Beasts Interview

October 23, 2012


written by Rob Pollard for New Statesman During the middle of the last decade, British indie music had become artistically void. It was incredibly popular and sales were high, but bands were bereft of ideas and their output had become depressingly predictable. Thankfully, that nadir sparked a shift, with a new breed of intelligent, articulate […]

Heart Boobies, Hate Sexism

October 15, 2012


written by Nicola Carty Like a UK-based Carrie Bradshaw, Lucy Anne Holmes knows good sex.  Or rather, she knows bad sex.  The kind of sex that is “ugly”, and that debases the good name of sex in general.  Holmes is on a mission, “valiantly trying to change the face of sex as we know it”.  […]

Murray On Course for Third Shanghai Title

October 13, 2012


written by Rob Pollard for Huffington Post UK For the third consecutive year, Andy Murray will play in the Shanghai Rolex Masters final after beating Roger Federer 6-4 6-4 in a stop-start match interrupted by rain. Murray outclassed Federer and will now look to make it three Shanghai titles in a row as he faces […]

Murray Into Shanghai Quarter-Final

October 11, 2012


written by Rob Pollard for the Huffington Post Andy Murray moved into the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Rolex Masters after sweeping past Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-2 6-2 in just under an hour. Murray was scarcely troubled by Dolgopolov who struggled to cope with the variety in the British player’s game. Murray has still never lost a […]

Morrissey on Fallon & Colbert Report

October 10, 2012


written by Robert Pollard Last night, Morrissey appeared on The Colbert Report in America, performing People Are The Same Everywhere and I’m Throwing My Arms Around Paris. I haven’t figured out a way of embedding the videos on here but Pitchfork has the interview and People Are The Same Everywhere via this link. Colbert Report […]

Video of the Day…Grizzly Bear – Yet Again

October 1, 2012


written by Rob Pollard New Grizzly Bear album, Shields, is one of the finest releases of the year. It’s a rich, textured record containing some of the most infectious melodies you’re likely to hear. They’re a band who have avoided the pitfalls that hamper other acts by remaining true to the sound which has served […]

Backstage at Leeds…with Jake Bugg

October 1, 2012


written by Rob Pollard for Leeds Festival How important do you feel BBC Introducing has been in helping to launch your music career? I think it’s helped loads actually. I just found it on a website and I thought ‘why has no one told me about this before’? You just upload your music and it […]