Tag Archives: Americana

Lana Del Rey: Lust For Life Review – Symbolic, Mythic Musings on Americana Past and Present

As I held a copy of Lust For Life in my hands and surveyed the cover art, the first thing you notice is the beaming smile of Lana Del Rey herself. The second is the Continue reading Lana Del Rey: Lust For Life Review – Symbolic, Mythic Musings on Americana Past and Present

LCD Soundsystem Share Two New Tracks, ‘Call The Police’ and ‘American Dream’

The titles of LCD Soundsystem’s two new tracks, ‘American Dream’ and ‘Call the Police’ tie rather aptly into James Murphy’s biography; two trustworthy notions that have Continue reading LCD Soundsystem Share Two New Tracks, ‘Call The Police’ and ‘American Dream’

Lana Del Rey and The Weeknd are Tethered by Love and Fate on ‘Lust For Life’

In the swirl of cinematic Hollywood and modern pop, Lana Del Rey and The Weeknd seem connected by a dark, but divine fate. Del Rey continuously yearns for broken, unavailable men; the type that her Continue reading Lana Del Rey and The Weeknd are Tethered by Love and Fate on ‘Lust For Life’

The War on Drugs Return with 11-Minute Epic ‘Thinking of a Place’

The War on Drugs’ ‘Thinking of a Place’ plays out like one continuous shot. Unravelling over 11 minutes, Adam Granduciel sews together several episodes, whilst never quite Continue reading The War on Drugs Return with 11-Minute Epic ‘Thinking of a Place’

Bend to the Retro Lean of She-Devils’ Alluring ‘Hey Boy’

She-Devils’ obsession with  the different hues of Americana’s vibrant musical history rises ethereally to the surface on ‘Hey Boy’, the lead single from their upcoming, self-titled debut album.

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Father John Misty Sings about VR Sex with Taylor Swift on New Track ‘Total Entertainment Forever’

After the first line of his latest track, ‘Total Entertainment Forever’, you might’ve thought that Father John Misty was riffing off of Kanye West, but Misty’s true meaning beneath a facade of Continue reading Father John Misty Sings about VR Sex with Taylor Swift on New Track ‘Total Entertainment Forever’

Lana Del Rey Explores New Visions of Americana on Latest Single ‘Love’

With everything she has released, whether it was the retro lusciousness of Born To Die, or the soaring melodramatics of her last LP Honeymoon, there is always an air of the Continue reading Lana Del Rey Explores New Visions of Americana on Latest Single ‘Love’

Anyone else Struggling to keep up with Father John Misty?

With Father John Misty’s recent prolific streak of new music, his release record has fully embodied the idea of ‘blink and you’ll miss it’. Misty returned last week with the title track from his new album Pure Comedy before following that up swiftly with Continue reading Anyone else Struggling to keep up with Father John Misty?

Laura Marling Shares Dreamy Alt-Folk Number ‘Wild Fire’

You wouldn’t know that Laura Marling had her beginnings as an amiable English rose after hearing ‘Wild Fire’. It’s the second track from her upcoming album Semper Femina following the release of ‘Soothing’ last November and it’s a

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Ryan Adams Shares New Track ‘Do You Still Love Me?’, Reveals Latest Album Details

The last time we heard from Ryan Adams was late last year, as he embarked on a project that was unexpected even by his envelope-pushing standards. A track-by-track cover of Continue reading Ryan Adams Shares New Track ‘Do You Still Love Me?’, Reveals Latest Album Details