Rich Ashby

Entries Tagged as 'Music'

Pure class

April 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Life, Music

I’ve blogged before about the general wonderousness of Purity Ring.  Their latest single is well up to their usual high standards and offers typically off kilter dream pop; all mysteriously murmured vocals, esoteric lyrics and hooks. The cavernous bass sounds excellent through a decent sub-woofer so remember to play loud. Get it now as a [...]

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Buried treasures

February 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Music

There’s plenty of outstanding reviews around of Burial’s latest Kindred EP and you should believe every word of them. It’s a stunning piece of work and takes dubstep off into exciting new directions. It’s sad that the mainstream perception of the genre is horrible nonsense like Skrillex whereas Burial consistently delivers complex, emotionally resonant music that [...]

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Fresh tracks

February 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Music

St Etienne are back after what seems like an age, with a superbly poppy single. It’s up to their usually high standards and is a confident blend of hooks, slightly wry lyrics and general loveliness. You can download it for free on their website. On the slightly more intense end of the musical spectrum is [...]

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