The Blazing Top 50 Albums of 2012: 30 to 21 [Day 3]

#30 The Shins Port Of Morrow Columbia Records [2012] Five years is a lifetime in the music scene but that is exactly how long it has been since the release of The Shins last record Wincing The Night Away [2007]. The band of course changed as The Shins are mostly James Mercer now but the … Read more

Lost Animal shares “Say No to Thugs” mp3; Tours with Spiritualized

MP3 – “Say No to Thugs” VID – “Say No to Thugs“ Premiering today on Rose Quartz, “Say No to Thugs” is the first downloadable .mp3 from Lost Animal’s debut LP Ex Tropical, due January 29th, 2013. Already a critical favorite in his native Australia, we’re thrilled to be bringing Jarrod Quarrell and bandmate Shags Chamberlain’s eclectic, island-inspired … Read more

Spiritualized: Sweet Heart Sweet Light [Album Review]

Spiritualized Sweet Heart Sweet Light Fat Possum Records [2012] Fire Note Says: Spiritualized return with the excellent Sweet Heart Sweet Light that most definitely will be one of the best releases this year! Album Review: 15 years is a long time to hit all the right keys but I feel the seventh long player from … Read more