The Weight of Your Love – Editors

It’s all been done before. There, you were saved from reading the whole text. Still want an explanation? Then read on.

Editors come back with their latest album ‘The Weight of Your Love’.  The British band, consisting of Tom Smith (lead vocals, guitar, piano),  Russell Leetch (bass guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals), Ed Lay (drums, percussion, backing vocals), Justin Lockey (Lead guitar), and Elliott Williams (Keys, synthesizers, guitars, and backing vocals), attempts to woo( does anyone still use woo?) the alternative rock audience . Continue reading

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Bankrupt! – Phoenix

From being a fairly unknown 4-piece French band to being one of the headlined acts at Coachella ’13, their last album Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix did wonders for Phoenix’s popularity.  They won over people with songs like 1901 and Lisztomania in their signature guitar and synth pop amalgam. Their 5th album, Bankrupt!, comes at a time when the hype about them has still not yet died down and it has much to live up to. Continue reading