review : Dead Sara – Pleasure to Meet You

West Coast hard-rockers prove everyone wrong with unexpected second album. I know what you want, but it’s not gonna be what you like!   The first time I listened to Pleasure To Meet You, it reminded me of the first time I listened to the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. It said “rock” on the label, but I quickly knew it was like … Continue reading

Dead Sara album review: the most thrilling hard-rock album in years

Dead Sara – Dead Sara (self-titled)  Buy on Itunes here / Buy on Amazon here. Listen to album on Spotify here. “Dead Sara should be the next biggest rock band in the world” – Dave Grohl Dead Sara have rock encrypted so deep in their DNA that their music will make any rock fan do an instant double-take. Their self-titled album is … Continue reading

Best Of Rock in 2013

2013 was a depressing year for pop music. It was also not an amazing year for new bands, instead bringing a rich selection of great works by reliable rock music heroes like Mike Patton, Gary Numan and DeVo…hardly new blood. Meanwhile Justin Bieber announced he was retiring. What a lightweight. The goddamn Rolling Stones are still touring. With Jeff Beck. … Continue reading

Best of rock in 2012

You can find the Spotify playlist for this article here :   Foster the People – Call It What You Want I started 2012 with a road trip through California, and this song was always playing in the car. I love it for the same reason I’ve always loved OK Go’s first album: it’s what pop rock should be, with … Continue reading