Monthly Archives: December 2010

2010: My Top Ten Albums

2010 has been a great year for albums. And by great, I mean GREAT. Here are the 10 albums that have made this year unforgettable! Continue reading

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Villagers @ Leeds Cockpit 09/12/10

Despite losing out on this year’s Mercury Prize to the xx, it would be unfair to chalk up 2010 as anything but a huge success for this young Irish band. With the Mercury nomination pushing debut ‘Becoming A Jackal’ to attract comparisons with the likes of Bright Eyes, Leonard Cohen and U2, Villagers are making friends in all the right places. Continue reading

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The National @ Manchester Academy 27/11/10

Few bands have enjoyed a better 2010 than American quintet The National. On the back of the release of their fifth studio album ‘High Violet’ in May, the band have enjoyed triumphant shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall and Glastonbury … Continue reading

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Exposed Magazine – Faithless Interview

‘Insomnia’. ‘God Is A DJ’. ‘We Come 1’. Just a few of the timeless tracks that have afforded Faithless almost 15 years of dominance of commercial dance; pleasing hardcore ravers, casual clubbers and festival fanatics alike. In 2010 the band released their sixth studio album ‘The Dance’, followed by deluxe remix edition ‘The Dance Never Ends’. Ahead of their Sheffield Motorpoint Arena show on December 8th, Exposed caught up with Sister Bliss for quick natter. Continue reading

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Vibratons Feature – Insect Guide (November 2010, Issue 15)

Squirrel feeding, Lady Gaga and chance encounters in libraries. Not all at once mind. That would be silly. “The masterplan is just to make music and fall asleep”, Insect Guide tell Tom Bailey. Continue reading

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