We asked Spin magazine editor Doug Brod his thoughts on 2011's biggest UK music imports. He delivers his verdict on Adele and Jessie J and offers some predictions on the Next Big Things from across the pond. BROWSE OUR PHOTO GALLERY
Florence and the Machine
For years people have been giving this one simple piece of advice to all aspiring songwriters; go and listen to Buddy Holly, it will do you nothing but good.
After Ricky Gervais took it in the chin for his “mean-spirited” hosting job at January’s Golden Globes, the 83rd annual Academy Awards tried to make sure Sunday evening’s (February 27) show from Hollywood’s …
Hot off her Grammys performance and her recent addition 2011 Bonnaroo lineup, it seems that album No.2 for Florence and the Machine is already underway.
When thousands upon thousands of music fans come together on a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee for the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival this summer, a host of UK acts will be on hand to quelch the southern sun.
Sunday night’s (February 13) telecast of the 53rd annual Grammy Awards, held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, was one of the most random ceremonies in recent years. But isn’t that why we watch year after year?
Florence and the Machine is nominated for a much-deserved Grammy this year. Next stop: Oscars!
Our dear Florence and the Machine ruled 2010, that’s no secret. She especially took over television with her show-stopping performance of “Dog Days Are Over” at the MTV Video Music Awards.
In the last decade, British Sea Power has consistently out-witted indie rock’s shifty soundscape with their own quirky guitar-twisted blend of literature, history, and pop culture’s best bits. No one else does it like they …
We ran into Florence Welch, the Grammy-nominated singer behind Florence + the Machine, after her appearance last month on the Late Show with David Letterman. The lovely, soft-spoken songstress gave her sincere marriage wishes to her …