Before entering Warwick Arts Centre on Thursday night, I had not listened to any Godspeed You! Black Emperor, but I knew two things about the band. 1) They are a post-rock band. 2) They are one of the most critically acclaimed live acts in the world. Here’s what I thought of both Godspeed and their support act, Dead Rat Orchestra.
Beach Baby, a four-piece alternative pop band based in London, have just released an EP bringing together a few of the tracks they’ve released over the year, plus a new single, ‘Limousine’. Here are my thoughts on the EP as a whole.
I first discovered My Morning Jacket through Nigel Godrich’s fantastic program ‘From the Basement’ and ever since I’ve been somewhat hypnotised by their music. Their critically acclaimed, Rolling Stone Top 500-featuring album ‘Z’ turned a decade old a few days ago, so the question has to be asked: what makes ‘Z’ so special?