2013 January


[edit] radio podcast 163

This week on [edit] radio, Does It Offend You Yeah’s Bobby Bloomfield takes control of the podcast and mainlines 45 minutes of the geekiest electronica into the pleasure centres of your ears. Amazing! Band “Song” [Album] Plugs “Free Tibet (Bobby Bloomfield RMX)” [edit radio exclusive] Grimes “Genesis” [Visions] Delia Derbyshire “Original Dr Who Theme” [The…


Let Me Show You A Few Things

Justin Timberlake – Suit & Tie Sorting out the details of a wedding is an exhausting process. Like all creative endeavours you start with a daunting blank page, that offers an almost infinite amount of options. Do you want organise the day of your dreams, one that all your loved ones will enjoy or something…


[edit] radio podcast 162 – 2012 in Review pt 4

This week Barry Dolan delivers the forth, final and most metal part of [edit] radio’s review of the music in 2012. Get involved! Band “Song” [Album] Office Of Future Plans “Fema Coffins” [self titled] Billy Talent “Viking Death March” [Dead Silence] Future of the Left “Home Taping Is Killing Susan” [Man vs Melody] Hold Your…


Fuck Being Polite

A$AP Rocky – Wild For The Night feat. Skrillex This song is every fan of hipster-hop worst nightmare. On one hand it’s by A$AP Rocky, who apart from Frank Ocean and Kendrick Lamar, is just about the trendiest rapper working today. On the other it features Skrillex, an artist whose name is used as derogatory…


[edit] radio podcast 161 – 2012 In Review pt 3

Winner of [edit] radio’s least mediocre podcast of last year, Tom Crook and his posse return to give their take on the music of 2012. Band “Song” [Album] Bill Wells & Aiden Moffat “Tasogare” [Everything’s Getting Older] Lightships “Two Lines” [Electric Cables] Singing Adams “London Trocadero [Moves] Richard Hawley “Don’t Get Hung Up In Your…


Christen Them With Paraffin

Crystal Castles – Wrath Of God In the year 1880 any song with the title ‘Wrath Of God’ would have seemed foreboding, one which conjured images of fire, brimstone and the vengeance of an omnipotent creator. But in a modern society where belief in a ‘God’ of any kind is waining, what sort of message…

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We Both Enjoyed A Good Fight

Lucy Rose – Shiver There is an earnestness to Lucy Rose’s debut album, Like I Used To, that makes it hard to ignore. In most ways, the record is just another collection of an unremarkable set of acoustic songs, with very little to differentiate it from an already crowded genre. In Rose’s case, perseverance will…


We Don’t Need Each Other Now

Foals – My Number There’s something very eco-friendly about ‘My Number,’ from Foals. The second cut from their forthcoming album, Holy Fire, feels like a slice of retro-funk which has been upcycled. That restyles the sound of Wild Cherry into the danceable yet intelligent indie for which Foals are famed. The indifference with which Yannis…


We Used To Be Closer Than This

The xx – Chained How do you improve on perfection? That was the problem facing The XX after their 2009 self-titled debut album. An LP that flawlessly realised their spatially aware minimal sound, and through tracks like VCR, captured shyness in a way that no record before or since really managed. With their second album,…