Richard Hawley, Alt-J and Sweet Billy Pilgrim Favourites for Mercury Music Prize Nomination


The time at which the Mercury Music Prize is announced is a time for British music fans to rejoice. Well, on the most part. Each year since the award’s inception, the mercury Music committee has acted as an alternative to accolades such at the BRIT’s, offering the British audience with an alternative, seeking out more [...]

Staff Picks: April


Mark Nosiri Senior Contributor Artist: OneofUs Album: Disengage Comments: Released in late 2011, Disengage is the debut album by international jazz/soul collaborative OneofUs. The duo’s music consists of jazz sample-heavy instrumentals produced by Maryland-based beatsmith Nathan “Sinitus Tempo” Peters, providing the backdrop for vocals by Australian singer Kitty Wong. At times, the record feels indulgent, [...]

Listen: Florence and the Machine – “Breath of Life”


Florence and the Machine recorded a new track, “Breath of Life,” for the upcoming film Snow White & The Huntsman. Take a listen below. Snow White and the Huntsman, starring Charlize Theron and Kristen Stewart hits theaters June 1st. The soundtrack drops May 29th via Universal Music Group.

Video: Florence and the Machine – “Never Let Me Go”


Florence & The Machine have released the video for the ballad “Never Let Me Go” off their 2011 LP, Ceremonials. Watch it below.

Florence and The Machine Add More U.S. Tour Dates


Florence and The Machine have added eight new dates to their North American tour. Florence will be touring in support of their 2011 album, Ceremonials. The tour will kick off  in Santa Barbara on April 14th, now wrapping up in West Toronto on Aug 2. The new dates are: 20 Jul – Burnaby, BC, Deerlake [...]

Watch Florence and The Machine and Lykke Li on Austin City Limits


This week’s episode of Austin City Limits featured Florence and The Machine and Lykke Li. Florence performed several songs including, “Strangeness and Charm”, “Lungs”, “What the Water Gave Me”, and “Dog Days Are Over”. Li performed five tracks off her latest released, Wounded Rhymes, including “Jerome”, “Sadness i a Blessing”, “I Follow Rivers”, “I Know Places”, “Love Out [...]

Florence + The Machine Release Live Video For “Lover To Lover”


While much of Florence + The Machine’s upcoming album Ceremonials is shrouded in mystery, Florence Welch has been captured in all her glory in the live version of “Lover To Lover”. Welch’s voice is nearly impeccable, clearly exercising the ability to draw in anyone who is listening, and the lighting on stage just adds to [...]

Watch Florence and The Machine Perform “No Light, No Light” on The Jonathan Ross Show


On Saturday night, while Lana Del Rey was giving the worst SNL performance in history (Brian Williams’ comments, not ours), Florence + The Machine was giving another stellar performance as the musical guest on The Jonathan Ross Show on ITV1. Check out her performance of  ‘No Light, No Light’. No Light, No Light, the second [...]