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Big sounds, historical stories , other people' s heartache

Big sounds, historical stories and other people’s  heartache

Bastille’s storming of Cologne’s palladium

….about the concert of the British band Bastille 03/14/14 in Cologne

People of all ages are queueing in a long row in front of the entrance to the Palladium in Cologne.   513 more words

Bad Blood

Fresh Off The Press - Bastille - "Bad Blood"

With a lull in new albums being released in the alternative music world over the next month, I decided to go back to a band that has made a huge name for themselves over the last year; Bastille. 288 more words

Fresh Off The Press

Day 39: Listening for a Reminder

“The Music that the Angels Do” – Listener.

Dan Smith’s wisdom came pouring forth from my earbuds exactly at the perfect time today.

I needed this reminder. 12 more words

Interview: Bastille At Capitol Studios

“We’re… failures and losers.”

This isn’t something you’d expect to hear from the English quartet Bastille, the band who has had a No. 1 debut album (“Bad Blood”) in the U.K., global chart success, and a sold-out, non-stop tour in Europe and America. 1,217 more words

Indie Music

UK Breakout Act Bastille Sells Out Commodore Ballroom

In 2011, UK quartet Bastille pressed 300 copies of its debut single Flaws. The accompanying video edited by singer/songwriter Dan Smith did bofo viewing office on YouTube, now at 500,000-and-counting clicking to hear the hooky dance/pop track. 646 more words


A lifetime of avoidance

I rarely think of technology dependence. It doesn’t weigh on me the way my laptop weighs down my backpack. It’s not omnipresent the way my iPhone is. 639 more words

Random Facts Of Life

Bastille Took A Photo Of Me

Okay Bastille didn’t take a photo of me, but Dan Smith (the lead singer) did… well a photo of me and a couple others.

Let me clarify, I saw Bastille in concert last night at the Riviera Theatre in Chicago. 736 more words