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Reviews: Mumford & Sons go rockier yet somehow milder on Wilder Mind

Mumford & Sons

Wilder Mind

Three out of five

Much ado about nothing?

Well, no. No the direction that English nu folk heroes Mumford & Sons have embarked upon with their third studio album is certainly down a different path than previous outings — more through the late-night city streets filled with trendy bars and eateries than through trendy, pastoral picnic spots on the outskirts of town. 733 more words


Pop Forecast for April 28: Avengers, Casual Vacancy and more (with video)

Chris Lackner

“You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows,” Bob Dylan sang. But these days, a guide through the seemingly endless flurry of pop culture offerings is just what we need. 583 more words


Blur - My Terracotta Heart

Blur fans rejoiced when news of the band’s first album in twelve years was announced about a month ago, and the release of the album is now slowly drawing near. 194 more words


Damon Albarn on heroin, Britpop and his first solo album, Everyday Robots

At 46, Damon Albarn is finally ready to look inward. On his first solo album, Everyday Robots, the former Blur and Gorillaz mastermind tackles, for the first time, his own life — including his troubled formative years and professional use of banned substances.  1,484 more words


The Rock Star, The Chef & Dr Dave

Move over Sochi, here comes a hard to beat gold medal combination of Alex, Matt & Dave! Jokes aside, but seriously, we have Alex James from the famous British rock band Blur, Matt Stone, head chef from Greenhouse Perth and our very own, The Adventure Doctor, Dave. 28 more words


Superfood - Melting

I was watching Splashh earlier this year and, underwhelmed by the first support band who’s name escapes me, out of nowhere, there shot Superfood like insulin to a diabetic on a toblerone binge. 244 more words


Those Darlins at Schubas 10/25

When I told a friend of mine that I was going to see a Country-Punk band, her reply was similar to that of many others – “I kind of hoped that something like Country-Punk didn’t exist.” However, upon seeing Those Darlins, any qualms that I may have had with the musical genre hybrid were quickly put to rest. 261 more words