10. James Blake: ‘Overgrown’ ‘Overgrown’ treads new ground on the periphery of the alt-RnB path trod by a growing number of artists recently (think Frank Ocean and The Weeknd) and at times wandering surprisingly close to Radiohead's recent work. Atmospheric, hauntingly beautiful and more soulful than Yorke’s vocals, Blake’s sophomore album is immeasurably
20. Kurt Vile: Wakin On A Pretty Daze Pretty is probably the most appropriate word from the title of Kurt Vile’s fifth album. Laid back, simple and yes, pretty, ‘Wakin On A Pretty Daze’ is an impossibly charming album that calms everyone who hears its songs. Filled with lyrical life lessons from the
30. HAIM: Days Are Gone It would be easy to hate this perfectly polished pop collection. Easy if it wasn’t so damned good. Catchy, upbeat and fun, this is an undeniably addictive record filled with some of the year’s best pop tracks (see ‘The Wire’ to hear what we mean) and made all
40. The Strypes: Snapshot Perfectly capturing the sounds of 60s RnB this group of young teens have created an unapologetic album filled with youthful exuberance. Yes, it’s not particularly intellectual but there’s something endearing about the way they roll along with standard riffs, chord progressions, rocking guitar solos and naïve lyrics. Following
Here it is ladies and gentlemen, our Top 50 Albums of 2013. You might not agree but we think these were the best of the best from Australia and around the world.
Grunge rock legends, Pearl Jam, have just released their new single 'Mind Your Manners' and have announced details of their tenth studio album.
Everyone's favourite living Beatle, Paul McCartney (sorry Ringo), has continued expanding his musical horizons, this time rocking out over some electronic beats with The Bloody Beetroots.
We were amazed when children's author Graeme Base revealed his artwork for The Cat Empire's new album. We can't help thinking he should have a second job designing album covers. Remembering how good he is with animals, we have come up with a few albums we think he should have been used for.
Led Zeppelin frontman, Robert Plant, has announced additional tour dates to supplement his appearances at Byron Bay Bluesfest and the West Coast Blues and Roots Festival. Kicking off in Fremantle for the West Coast Blues and Roots Festival, Plant will then play in Adelaide on March 26, before the tour ventures through Sydney, then