The National, ‘Light Years’ – Single Review

The National, ‘Light Years’ – Single Review

With an upcoming album and short movie ready for release in May, The National has unveiled another haunting track bound to leave listeners wanting more. ‘Light Years’ is the second single from the American alt rock band’s upcoming album, I Am Easy to Find. When compared to their first single ‘You Had Your Soul With You’, this song is definitely light years away from their usual stylistic choices. The instrumentation is sparse with only a…

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All Points East is officially returning to London for a second edition

All Points East is officially returning to London for a second edition

All Points East is officially returning to London for a second edition, and it looks like it’s coming back with a bang… It was announced this morning that The Chemical Brothers will headline the first night (Friday 24th May) of the 10-day festival, supported by a lineup stacked with legendary acts and fresh talent. The iconic DJ duo will be joined on 24th May by Hot Chip, Primal Scream, Spiritualized, Little Dragon, Danny Brown, Little…

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Adia Victoria, ‘Dope Queen Blues’ – Single Review

Adia Victoria, ‘Dope Queen Blues’ – Single Review

The Nashville-based songwriter teamed-up with The National’s Aaron Dessner to record ‘Dope Queen Blues’, in her first appearance since ‘Baby Blues EP’. The track is a mesmerising one that somehow reminds to PJ Harvey. The three minute-long track starts with Dessner’s hammering the piano, going in crescendo until a grand finale that must a great experience to listen when played live. Victoria wrote this song when she was living in Atlanta in her early 20s,…

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