Ear-bleeding psychedelia, math-pop and a Libertine descend on east London
Mull Historical Society : Watching Xanadu
...a cheesy, tacky and exquisitely enjoyable laugh-at-the-moon pop song...
Its genius has yet to be surpassed in cinematic history and here, finally, is a fitting musical tribute - a cheesy, tacky and exquisitely enjoyable laugh-at-the-moon pop song played on sleigh bells and stylophones by a skinny Scottish bloke in a bad cardigan. A shoo in to that big box at the top of the page any other week of the year, this is what Christmas Eve in the basement of the Rough Trade shop must be like. You’re advised to book early.
Masterminded by frontman Bradford Cox, the freaky Atlanta band’s seventh album is bruised and brilliant
Emily Blunt stars in a tightly wound and constantly surprising thriller
The ex-Smith proves his greatness on a spiky live album
10 Tracks You Need To Hear This Week (9/10/2015)