Chris Fore

  • Jimi Goodwin – “Oh! Whiskey”

    Doves’ singer/guitarist/etc Jimi Goodwin is set to release his first solo album, Odludek in early 2014 and the first preview of it is this track, “Oh! Whiskey”. It’s an ode to the ups and downs whiskey provides and the rhythm and energy acoustic guitar-driven track is like a microcosm...
  • The War On Drugs – “Red Eyes”

    The War On Drugs are set to release their third album, Lost In The Dream, in March and the first single “Red Eyes” is an engaging preview. A rampant, manic twist on America, the track chugs along freight train drums while a swirling mix of reverbed guitars, piano and...
  • The Notwist – “Close to the Glass”

    The Notwist are somewhat surprisingly back with a new album in February 2014, and this, the title track (“Close to the Glass”), is a quirky industrial-jungle romp with Markus Acher’s signature intoxicated vocals. The album will be their first since 2008’s The Devil, You + Me and a welcome...
  • Gardens & Villa : Dunes

    Gardens & Villa – “Bullet Train”

    Southern California five-piece Gardens & Villa are due to release their second album, Dunes, February 4th, 2014 on Secretly Canadian. It’s sure to be an exciting effort, as it’s produced by Tim Goldsworthy and the first track “Bullet Train” is calm, cool and collected while featuring an enchanting mix...
  • Ellie Herring – “Sweet On You”

    With lumbering squeaks and thumps, Ellie Herring’s new track “Sweet On You” starts out a bit like the steampunk behemoth in Howl’s Moving Castle but when a light-hearted, pulsating beat kicks in, it quickly morphs into a nifty industrial/jungle romp. After cruising along for a hot minute, vocals mix...
  • Deep Sea Arcade – “Black Cat”

    Sydney’s Deep Sea Arcade are working on the follow-up to their excellent psych/Britrock-inspired debut, Outlands. One of the new tracks is their single, “Black Cat”, a romping, swinging rocker full of bombastic guitars that’s an exciting preview of what the band has set for their second album....
  • Teen Daze – “Alaska”

    Released by Lefse Records, Glacier is the new full-length by Teen Daze, the moniker of British Columbian producer Jamison. The album is a shimmering collection of softly flowing dream pop, and the opening track, “Alaska”, is a calm, beautiful introduction. Airy synths, muted rhythms, and gentle vocals provide an...
  • Boomslang 2013 Preview

    2013 marks the fifth edition of Lexington, KY’s Boomslang festival, a diverse blend of cutting-edge music, art, and video. Presented by the Univ. of Kentucky’s student-run radio station, WRFL, the festival focuses on the more experimental side of things, from live envelope-pushing rock and electronic music performances to satellite...
  • Korallreven – “Try Anything Once” feat. Cornelius

    The Swedish duo of Marcus Joons and Daniel Tjäder of The Radio Dept are back with the first track since their clever 2011 debut. The single, “Try Anything Once”, is built on a light, metallic bounce and Cornelius’ background vocals mix with a gospel choir and a nifty piano...