Esben and the Witch

Music Roundup: The Bewitching Brilliance of Esben and the Witch

We fell madly for Esben and the Witch‘s goth-tinged soundscape upon hearing the eerie “Marching Song” last fall. And this week, the Brighton, England trio finally brings their long-awaited debut album, Violet Cries, to …

Music Roundup: What’s Coming Up In 2011

With the dawning of the New Year only a few days away, let us take a rest from reacquainting ourselves with some of the year’s best LPs to turn an ear to 2011. Some of the UK’s finest — Coldplay, Radiohead, Mogwai, and …

Spin Celebrates Florence and the Machine’s Big 2010, Looks to 2011

There’s no denying that 2010 was the year of Florence. Anglophenia christened Florence and the Machine our British Breakout Act of 2010, and music bible Spin Magazine just named her one of their artists of the year.