Arthur Russell: Legend

Monday, 20 August 2007, 16:36 | Category : Uncategorized
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The second good new release out today is a nice liitle four-track EP on Rough Trade featuring four different artists doing covers of Arthur Russell songs. It’s the brainchild of Jens Lekman, who fell in love with Russell’s music, via the Another Thought compilation, whilst wandering round Germany when he was 19. He suggested a [...]

MIA coming back with power!

Monday, 20 August 2007, 13:08 | Category : Uncategorized
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I’ve got a burgeoning ‘intray’ of new albums to bring to ya, so let’s kick off with one that’s out today…
On the opening track on Kala, MIA declares that “MIA is coming back with power”. Unlike so many of R ‘n’ B contemporaries where increasing self-aggrandisement is equally matched by terminal lack of ideas and [...]