Monthly Archives: June 2010

Single of the Week: I Blame Coco – Self Machine

The name Coco Sumner may not mean anything to high percentage of music fans yet when they…


By Martyn Young
on 30th Jun 2010
in Music

John Robinson & Lewis Parker: International Summers

The unusual, but ideal pairing of New Jersey’s John Robinson and London’s Lewis Parker..


By Daniel Barker-Wyatt
on 29th Jun 2010
in Music

Art Review: Cornelia Parker – Doubtful Sound

Parker’s extravagant use of everyday objects to comment on physicality, matter..

Interview: Los Campesinos!

Welsh twee pop outfit Los Campesinos have a healthy and vibrant buzz around them at the moment.

A Good Bit of Trunk Rattling Bass: The Arrival of False Priest

Today the release date, tracklisting and album art of False Priest have finally been revealed…


By Charles MacDonald-Jones
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Review: The Roots – How I Got Over

The Roots are a band instantly recognisable to hip-hop, having perfected the use of a live band..


By Daniel Barker-Wyatt
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Interview: Zane Lowe

Arguably one of the most powerful and well respected men in music, Zane Lowe is much more than the ‘BBC Radio 1 DJ with a funny accent’.

The Funkiest Girl In Metropolis

To tie Janelle Monáe down to a particular genre would be difficult. In fact, more than that – it would be unjust.


By Charles MacDonald-Jones
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Interview: Goldheart Assembly

They were the first band in ‘many years’ to record a live session for BBC Radio 1′s Steve Lamacq..

Hove Festival Tip: JJ

Little is known about Swedish dream-pop outfit jj, no myspace, few photographs and even fewer interviews

Review: Islet – Celebrate This Place EP

It would be difficult for any band who are so ferocious live, to be able to replicate this on record


By Josh
on 23rd Jun 2010
in Music

Bloodstock Festival

When considering the British summertime, we often think ill-equipped, home grown tennis players…


By Sam Heaney
on 22nd Jun 2010
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Eurockéennes Festival Tip: The XX

Another of Europe’s most prestigious and varied festivals is Eurockéennes Festival in Belfort, France

Review: Tokyo Police Club – Champ

Tokyo Police Club’s new album, Champ, appears on first listening to be a less passionate version of their second EP…


By Adam Jamieson-Caley
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Review: AJ Unity – Sweet Roses

Soothing vocals harmonies overlaying atmospheric electronic beats work to fantastic effect, creating a brilliant sense of ambience.

Review: Eminem – Recovery

Tortured often comes before genius, especially in the case of Marshall Bruce Mathers III


By Sam Heaney
on 21st Jun 2010
in Music

Review: The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart – Say No To Love

Kip Berman’s vocals seemingly hovering delicately over the surf pop and shoegaze influenced…


By Josh
on 19th Jun 2010
in Music

Interview: Dog is Dead

Firstly, I must apologise for the tardiness of these posts. Crack in the Road conducted a series of interviews with artists across the Dot to Dot Festival, and it is only now after hours of sifting through material that I have been able to post them. Our interview with Dog is Dead marks the first […]

Review: Mystery Jets – Serotonin

Sellouts! Impostors! Fakes!


By Josh
on 18th Jun 2010
in Music