After a long period of hiatus and the departure of co-founder Rostam Batmanglij, Vampire Weekend is finally back with baroque pop-infused tracks “Harmony Hall” and “2021”, in preparation for the release of their upcoming album “Father of the Bride.” Welcome back, Vampire Weekend!
Continuing the release of their 2018 single “MANTRA” and early January 2019 single “medicine”, Bring Me The Horizon has released the singles “mother tongue”, and “nihilist blues” this week, the latter featuring synth pop princess Grimes, to prep us for the release of their next studio album “amo” tomorrow.
In this first post out of a two-part series, we will highlight five songs that can be considered pretty long. In our definition, “long” does not necessarily mean songs that are big in length; we want to highlight songs (generally over five minutes) that switch over multiple genres and styles so that it has the illusion of length.
Deafheaven is a band hailing from San Francisco that incorporates elements of black metal, shoegaze, and post-rock. They were previously associated with the label Deathwish Inc. and now ANTI- Records. In this article, contributor Ralka Skjerseth writes a review of her best picks of Deafheaven songs.
2018 brought us a lot of great films and great music. But what about moments that join them together? 2018 is also a great year for music-themed films and brought us various great uses of music in movies, starting from musicals, music biopics, to films tied together by its characters’ love of music. Here are six of contributor Patricia Kusumaningtyas’s favorite music movie moments from 2018.
K-pop sensation EXO dropped their fifth album Don’t Mess Up My Tempo (DMUMT) last month, gaining lots of love from fans and non-fans. As expected from the Korean-Chinese vocal supergroup, a repackage was released the following month - which got us all Love Shot!
EXO made a decent comeback last month after a long anticipated period—for a K-Pop group, having no album release for more than a year is considered very long, since most K-Pop groups can have more than 1 album release each year. Their 5th album, called “Don’t Mess Up My Tempo” showed their strong vocals ability—thanks to SM Entertainment’s strong training in vocals. Overall, the album itself doesn’t disappoint.
In November 2018, Parlophone released an announcement about their newly signed artist, a group called “Los Unidades” in a mysterious teaser picture of the group. Who would’ve thought that the group was revealed to be Coldplay in disguise before the artist finally released their single “E-Lo” featuring artists Pharrell and Jozzy.