Body Language makes upbeat electropop, AlunaGeorge-style. There are another band from Brooklyn I have missed so far: fortunately Audiofemme has an interview with singer Angelica Bess to catch up and learn more.
Last year, we had a young friend from Germany visiting us with her boyfriend. At some point we came to mention Björk, but both of them drew a complete blank. ”The musician?” Elke tried to explain, “The swan dress at the Oscars?” But nothing. Later, Elke and I joked, wouldn’t[…]
I have yet to hear a Cascine release I don’t like. Tokyo artist Cuushe’s latest song Tie is no exception: it immediately evokes pleasant images in my mind, maybe a cab ride trough a city o Friday night. There’s an EP on the way for release on April 5th.
The show last Saturday at Rough Trade NYC, marked the third time that I saw Disappears live. I’ve also seen them playing the intimate Union Pool and the still mourned Glasslands (photos). Luckily, Rough Trade is a fantastic music venue with superior sound and great viewpoints wherever you are – but[…]
Björk’s MoMA retrospective starts at MoMA to almost universally bad critique. Of course, if you don’t have to concern yourself with the general state of contemporary art and MoMA’s reputation of curating it, you can just go and enjoy. We did, and a review follows soon here on glamglare. U2’s[…]
On their first album Shrines, Purity Ring avoided spaces between words. On their follow another eternity up they kill capital letters. That seems a little silly to me, but their music is not – it’s first class electronic pop music. I like Megan James’ voice even more than I remember[…]