Lyric of the Day: “Nine”

Nine by La Dispute "We never knew the difference between the feeling and the sound…” Riddled with lines written with more precision than the cut of an experienced painter, ‘Nine’ nominates itself to be one of the most lyrically poetic songs La Dispute has created. Choosing between lines is like choosing a

Gimme Your Answers 2: An Interview w/ ∆ (Alt-J)

The British, Alt-J, are like nothing else. Honestly, you’ve heard nothing like them before, unless you’ve listened to the four piece make a magical collage of classical Gregorian chant, hip hop drum beats and prehistoric melodies on stage. We sat down with Gwil before their show at the Commadore Ballroom

Lyric of the Day: “Coming Of Age”

Coming Of Age by Tribes “I wanna stay up late in your room at night, don’t wanna watch my world grow old and die. I wanna get drunk, leave my brain outside. Don't wanna make friends with people I don't like.” Magical. Utterly magical. This is the pre-chorus of the song Coming

Lyric of the Day: “Taro”


Taro by Alt-J “Do not spray into eyes - I have sprayed you into my eyes." The first time I heard this utterly spellbinding lyric that brings, what for many, was the album of 2012 to a close, I was wholly mesmerised. This beautifully isolated lyric gives you a few moments of

Lyric of the Day: “Wall of Arms”

Wall of Arms by The Maccabees "Through these eyes, there's no god above me, no devil below me. No purgatory, no pearly gates, the worms are what await me. It's only me that can forgive me. And I have faith, oh I have faith. I have faith, oh I have faith

Lyric of the Day: “Tongue Tied”

Tongue Tied by Grouplove "Take me to your best friend's house, roll around this roundabout, oh yeah. Take me to your best friend's house, I loved you then and I love you now." There's always a song that randomly comes on and makes you feel great. When it does you look over

Lyric of the Day: “Sandblasted and Set Free”

Sandblasted and Set Free by Maxïmo Park "Sandblasted and set free, a trial run on paper. The earth is solid- you can dig it up, or you can pave it over."   This would have to be my all-time favourite song by Maxïmo Park. They absolutely hit the nail on the head in every

Lyric of the Day: “Photobooth”

Photobooth by Friendly Fires "You and me in the photobooth, waiting for the flash, close the curtain urgently. You and me like young lovers do, timing for the kiss and close enough to hear you breathe. You and me in the photobooth, waiting for the flash, style with a cup of