Tagged: Belle and Sebastian


The Tripwire: On Belle and Sebastian’s Stevie Jackson’s Solo Debut

Belle and Sebastian is a band I perennially geek out about. They were prolific and excellent for an entire decade. But from 2006 through 2010, they disappeared. Bands are entitled to hiatuses. Then, along came … read more »

POSTED October 3, 2011 5:03PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Belle & Sebastian, “Write About Love” MP3

This is the rain storm that happens while the sun is still shining. Belle and Sebastian manage to make upbeat lamentations about things that are generally a much sadder affair (can anyone say “Get Me … read more »

POSTED September 7, 2010 3:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

This Is Actually The New Belle and Sebastian Cover Art

Blast! Tricked by Stuart Murdoch again! Check a cool teaser for Belle and Sebastian Write About Love after the jump. It’s out October 12 in the States and just about everywhere else the day before.

POSTED August 17, 2010 11:09AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

This Is The Cover Art for Belle and Sebastian's New LP

No release date yet, but this, their seventh full-length, boasts a title is simple as it is awesome: Belle and Sebastian Write About Love. According to Pitchfork, the Glaswegian outfit’s main man, Stuart Murdoch has … read more »

POSTED August 12, 2010 12:43PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

Hold Your Horses Test Your Art History Knowledge, Kinda Rule

Hold Your Horses is a “French-American” indie pop septet that sounds like a healthy blend of Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Belle and Sebastian and the criminally underrated Wax Fang. That nerdy reference probably won’t … read more »

POSTED March 3, 2010 3:46PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,

All Tomorrow's Parties The Movie

“A kaleidoscopic journey!” read more »

POSTED June 15, 2009 5:33PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Amazon Ranks Indie Rock In Top 100 Albums List

Nothing can induce a potent combination of nostalgia and rage like the time-honored top 100 list. All the major music magazines have come out with at least one or two, and Rolling Stone has about a one-per-month quota. But this latest one comes from a slightly unlikely source — Amazon.com. Apparently they don’t just sell you music. They might actually know a little something about it, too. Maybe. read more »

POSTED March 31, 2009 7:03PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Hold On Now, Youngster…

Overly caffeinated enthusiams abounds on Hold On Now, Youngster…, bombarding your eardrums with shout-along chant-tastic choruses, hand claps and a broad range of instrumentation randing from Glockenspiel to violins. Looking back to their previous EP, Sticking Fingers Into Sockets, I described Los Campesinos!‘ sound as if “Bis had babies with Arcade Fire.” That still remains spot on, although I’d add bits of The Go! Team and perhaps even Belle & Sebastian on a ridiculous sugar high. –Chip Adams read more »

POSTED January 3, 2009 1:18AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , ,