Album Review: Alt-J’s RELAXER

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Alt-J have made a name for themselves since the release of their debut album An Awesome Wave in 2012 as a band who aren’t afraid to try anything new in their music, and it usually works. Their latest offering, Relaxer, features eight songs that transcend multiple genres in what is possibly their most complex record to date. Continue reading “Album Review: Alt-J’s RELAXER”

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My Favourite Song Right Now: Used To Be My Girl by The Last Shadow Puppets

Right now, I absolutely love this tune. It comes off the supergroup’s second album, Everything You’ve Come To Expect, and while there are plenty of great songs this one is simply fantastic. It exemplifies the feel of their second album, and the fact that both Miles and Alex have their own verses shows how Used To Be My Girl works well for both of them. The music itself is great as it makes you want to dance in that kind of ironic, over-the-top way that the band itself often employs at gigs. Their fashion during the tour – excessive suits and exaggeration throughout – works well in this tune. Continue reading “My Favourite Song Right Now: Used To Be My Girl by The Last Shadow Puppets”