Unlike what Noel Gallagher said to his interview with Rolling Stone about the year 2013 “Dog-shit year. Can’t wait until it’s over.”, I can barely count how many good albums were released this year, even in the first quarter famous names such as New Order, Depeche Mode, The Strokes, Yo La Tengo and David Bowie […]
As all Britpop fans know it isn’t just the music which creates the overall scene, its the competition between bands to be the best dressed. In the 1960s we had The Kinks versus The Beatles, with The Small Faces and The Who leading the new smartly […]
The tenth Electric Picnic will be held from 30 August to 1 September at Stradbally Estate in Ireland. The festival has one of the better line-ups of the season. Fatboy Slim and the Arctic Monkeys headline. Johnny Marr, Miles Kane, Franz Ferdinand, My Bloody Valentine, the Duckworth Lewis Method (of which the Divine Comedy’s Neil […]
Miles Kane is on a roll! He has done Glastonbury, Hyde Park and T In The Park all in the space of three weeks. This review is on his T In The Park 2013 performance. This year is the third year in a row which young Miles has appeared at T in the park. It seems the […]
Miles Kane has certainly made an impact on the music business since he burst onto the scene with the fantastic last shadow puppets in 2007 (a critically acclaimed collaboration with long time friend Alex Turner of the Arctic Monkeys). He then moved on to release his fabulous debut album ‘Colour Of The Trap’. The album, inspired by mod themes of […]
If you haven’t already listened to Miles Kane you should. So I will reintroduce you again to one of the rising/budding talents of the 2010’s. I guess you could say “prior” as he was in The Rascals and The Little Flames but we’ll overlook that. Listen to Miles Kane latest single to date: “Give Up”.
If you know the Arctic Monkeys well then you may know “Put Your Dukes Up John”. The song appeared on an Arctic Monkeys single “Leave before the Lights come on” and was originally a single by a band called The Little Flames which was Miles Kane’s first band. He played guitar in it though I’m […]
One of the b-sides on the “Give Up” single by Miles Kane is called “The Competition”. It’s another shout-rock type song and as a b-side I wouldn’t read too much into things about his overall sound. I’m going to need a few more listens before I pass judgement on him, but I’m curious what everyone […]
Is Miles first album is worth the listening to? Yes. Will you fall in love with it? No. Will you enjoy it as a nice new batch of songs? Hell yes you will.