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Wild Beasts

Wild Beasts

Wild Beasts is an English quartet featuring the stunning falsetto of Hayden Thorpe.

“Albatross” is the first single from their recently released third album Smother.

This song and fourteen others, including music from the likes of Art Brut, Meat Puppets, and Dengue Fever, are free from the June issue of Spin.

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The xx

The band The xx were just named the winners of the 2010 Mercury Prize awarded for the best album by a UK or Irish band. Established in 1992, Primal Scream’s Screamadelica took home the initial award. Other winners have included Suede, Portishead, Pulp, Badly Drawn Boy, PJ Harvey, Dizzee Rascal, Franz Ferdinand, Antony and the Johnsons, Arctic Monkeys, Klaxons and Elbow. Laura Marling, Mumford & Sons, Foals, Paul Weller, Dizzee Rascal, Corinne Bailey Rae and Wild Beasts were among this year’s nominees. The trio receives £20,000. “Crystalised” and “Islands” are two singles from The xx debut album xx, plus the song “Infinity” a personal fave.

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Oedipus Podcast #1: Best of 2010 (so far)

This is the 1st podcast on my new website.  Featuring some of the best music from 2010 (OK, some of these songs were released last year but are beginning to garner attention this year), here you will hear:

Elizabeth Fraser
Charlotte Gainsbourg
Green Day and the cast of American Idiot
Monsters of Folk
One Eskim0
Vampire Weekend
Lilly Allen
Gil Scott-Heron
Pantha du Prince
Wild Beasts
Greta and the One Night Stands


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This is only the beginning.  Stay tuned…


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