Album #20: In The Future by Black Mountain Channelling the heavy guitar sounds of Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin, Black Mountain are an unashamedly riff-heavy guitar band and on In The Future they shed any restraints other bands might place on their compositions (Bright Lights runs for 16 minutes!). After their accomplished debut, In The Future finds Black Mountain really hitting their stride. I challenge you to find a more appropriate band name. Download: Black Mountain - Tyrants [...]
SPIN may have declared R.E.M. "Resurrected" this month, and sure there's plenty of great advanced buzz, but we still needed to, ya know, hear the songs before we drink the Kool-Aid. Well as luck would have it, R.E.M. Radio held...
Good morning. We've been writing about our undying devotion to La Blogotheque's "Concert à Emporter" (I think that means "Take Away Concerts," to us Yanks, but don't hold me to that) for some time now. So how about we start this morning out with a couple of their amazing videos? First up, R.E.M. in a car, which is just surreal enough as it is, but it's even better since the band is having a blast while performing a sloppy acoustic take on "Living Well Is the Best Revenge," the [...]
R.E.M. has a new album, played a killer show at SXSW and a new video for their track "Living Well Is The Best Revenge". The nice little freebies just keep coming as the video is available for free download on iTunes HERE If you are feeling too lazy to download, here is the video from YouTube Also, for all you NYers...R.E.M. will be playing Madison Square Garden on [...]