Underwhelming and boring, or an “astonishingly self-aware” album that delivers pop hit after pop hit?
Featuring elements of psych, shoegaze and dream pop, 18-year-old Sam Perry has created a concise and convincing debut with How Many Padmes Hum.
Thanks to the internet and the ubiquity and ease of file-sharing, any obscure musique concrète or krautrock release is just a click away.
One would assume that there is a strong emphasis on finding work as a professional artist. Yet Music students still seem to accept their post-tertiary situation to be one of unemployment and near-poverty.
Some girl must have seriously broken one of the band members’ hearts, because they are MAD.
Elise and Hugh review MGMT’s latest, track by track.
Taking from his wide array of influences, wealth of available instruments and fertile musical imagination, McBride has created a coherent, exciting work.
‘That Guy’ is a gender-neutral term for That Fucking Prick Who Gropes Your Breasts//Spills Their $12 Beer On Your Chuck Taylors/Instagrams the Entire Concert then Complains that Their Favourite Song Wasn’t Played.