**PIC Blur-endorsed Icelandic duo move from techno to post-punk on an itchy claustrophobic debut
Matchbox 20 : Last Beautiful Girl
To these ears it sounds no worse than REM do these days...
with the singer who looks like Louis Theroux! Too late. As it
turns out, 'Last Beautiful Girl' isn't just retrogressive tosh,
but, as the press release blithely informs us, retrogressive tosh which sells
millions and millions of copies.
To these ears it sounds no worse than REM do these days, and they still wallpaper their
mansions with good reviews (in-flight magazines excepted).
On a Buddhist note: how can all be right in the universe when =Matchbox 20 continue to clean up and Gay Dad (who, let's face it,
would sound not unlike this given two year-long American tours) fail?
The Californian garage king's T Rex covers album shows his melodic muscle
Johnny Depp plays a monstrous Boston gangster in a disguise so unsettling you’ll struggle to recognise him
An EP dedicated to victims of the Paris attacks shows the Foos are on defiant form
The Radiohead guitarist explores traditional Indian music, with mostly impressive results