Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Tame Impala - Lonerism

Something happened and I've missed it. That was my feeling when I first listened to Lonerism from Tame Impala. Some sort of psychedelic revolution is on the streets and nobody warn me. Damn you revolutionary people.

Lonerism is exactly what I was looking for but didn't know existed. Hey, Animal Collective, are you listening? This is what you should've been doing. Or at least this is what I wanted from you.

It's an amazing album in form, content, lyrics, it's all there in that little thing they call CD. I don't think anyone will save this one, Lonerism will go straight into album of the year 2012.

And Why Won't They Talk To Me is simply one of the best things ever made in the past years.

But I don't even care about it anyway.
I wouldn't listen to a word any of them say.
They just talk about themselves all day.
One day Ill be a star and they'll be sorry.


Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The Slow Show - Midnight Waltz

Fresh and highly recommended. The Slow Show's Midnight Waltz can and should be the beginning of a beautiful story.

Easy, addictive and thoughtful. Both lyrically represented in the influences of people like Tom Waits or Bob Dylan and following the musical steps of the recent success stories of The National and WU LYF.

They're just good and I rest my case. 

Their song Brother could easily be one's life soundtrack. Careful, it's emotionally heavy.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Crystal Castles - (III)

When I heard CC were releasing a new album I almost pee'd on my pants. The thought it could be better than the 2 previous ones – Crystal Castles and Crystal Castles (II) - wasn't even a (real) possibility.

I was wrong.

(III) has exactly what was missing in the other two albums, normality. A certain sense for humanity, a touch of reality. It just looks like they've finally took it serious. It's still dark, don't get me wrong. The conflicts, the agony, the stress, they're all there (and Alice is there too, which always helps), but there is a layer of magic and balance that makes (III) sound perfect. 

The single, Wrath Of God, is a piece of art. Pure and simple. 

Monday, November 12, 2012

The XX - Coexist

Somethings are better left unchanged.

Some might say they should be reinventing their sound, others their minimalism is a bit too much, well, you can pretty much find a lot of reasons why they could be going in the wrong direction. I can't find a single one. I think they are brilliant.

Coexist is just Volume II of The XX. It's 'just' that. And that's enough to keep this man happy.

The whole album is quite consistent, but Tides is the one track I would like to share with you. It's the good stuff, the really good stuff.

Friday, November 9, 2012


It's been a long time, but after a long consideration process, I've decided to get WSG back in action. The show must go on, as someone rightly said.

Maybe I just thought that if Bloc Party got back together I should resume writing in my blog. Something like that.

Honesty will be kept so as ownership of shit opinions.

Enjoy the re-birth.

Truly yours,