Tagged: indie rock

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Stream: Sky Ferreira, “Rancid Girl”

Today, while she was en route to Arizona with Miley and the Bangerz tour, a previously unheard — and not intended for release — Sky Ferriera track called “Rancid Girl” found its way onto the … read more »

POSTED February 27, 2014 9:58PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: ,
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Stream: Mac Miller, “Lua” (Bright Eyes Cover)

Indie bands cover hip-hop songs all the time, but rappers covering indie-rock hits? Not so often! But here we have one: Larry Fisherman (bka Mac Miller) with an acoustic cover of “Lua,” Conor Oberst’s (bka … read more »

POSTED February 6, 2014 10:57PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , ,
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Dollars to Pounds: Night Engine

San Francisco-born Kim Taylor Bennett fled to Europe at 11, currently resides in London and once played guitar onstage with Green Day. She’ll report on new British music every other week. Weddings. No longer simply … read more »

POSTED February 14, 2013 5:35PM IN DOLLARS TO POUNDS TAGS: , ,
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Video: Night Engine, “Seventeen”

Last October, I stopped by my local basement dive, the Sebright Arms, to check out Night Engine’s second ever live show. The London quartet sold out the venue, and standing shoulder-to-shoulder on the cramped stage, … read more »

POSTED February 4, 2013 10:25AM IN DOLLARS TO POUNDS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,
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Dollars to Pounds: Swim Deep

San Francisco-born Kim Taylor Bennett fled to Europe at 11, currently resides in London and once played guitar onstage with Green Day. She’ll report on new British music every other week. A few months ago … read more »

POSTED January 17, 2013 11:30AM IN DOLLARS TO POUNDS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Dollars to Pounds: Peace

San Francisco-born Kim Taylor Bennett fled to Europe at 11, currently resides in London and once played guitar onstage with Green Day. She’ll report on new British music every other week. I like Harry Koisser. … read more »

POSTED January 3, 2013 12:15PM IN DOLLARS TO POUNDS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Dollars to Pounds: Martin Creed

It’s an uncharacteristically hot day in London but Martin Creed is dressed up smart in a black suit and a bright red ’70s polyester sport shirt. “That’s unbreathable,” I tell him. “I know, but I … read more »

POSTED August 16, 2012 2:30PM IN DOLLARS TO POUNDS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Dollars to Pounds: Breton

I have a thing for abandoned buildings. There’s a creepy children’s hospital near my apartment in east London that I’ve been dying to explore for years, so I admit what drew me to Breton initially was not … read more »

POSTED March 15, 2012 3:05PM IN DOLLARS TO POUNDS Comments (3) TAGS: , ,
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Dollars to Pounds: Fixers

Oxford quintet Fixers played their first show two years ago. They performed Christmas covers, wore Santa hats and singer Jack Goldstein’s mom handed out festive home-baked goods. From the ashes of various local bands singer … read more »

POSTED November 26, 2011 11:30AM IN DOLLARS TO POUNDS Comments (3) TAGS: ,
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Dollars to Pounds: Mozart Parties

It’s been just over a year since 23-year-old James Bennett composed his first song as Mozart Parties. From the isolation of the village Kirkby Lonsdale, located in England’s verdant, mountainous Lake District, Bennett found himself … read more »

POSTED September 29, 2011 4:00PM IN DOLLARS TO POUNDS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,