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Sentimentalist Magazine Calls Out Top Twelve Releases of 2011

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Why do the year-end lists always seem to come in tidy sums of ten, twenty-five, fifty, or a hundred? I would have gone and given you a baker’s dozen but I stopped myself at twelve, for fear of being overbearing. You know how overarching these lists can be.

26 Dec 2011 | More

XL Records Giving Away Vinyl Today, Like There Is No Tomorrow

XL Records decided to do something entirely un-digital: they’re giving away actual vinyl that they will actually ship to your home/bunker/office/card board box. On the vinyl is a mix of artists from their label, and it’s a good one, see for yourself:

8 Sep 2011 | More

The Horrors’ Faris Badwin Forms Cat’s Eyes Duo with Soprano Rachel Zeffira

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Cat’s Eyes, a new duo formed by Rachel Zeffira, a London-based, Canadian soprano and classical multi-instrumentalist, and Faris Badwan, the strikingly bad-ass singer from British psych rock band, The Horrors.

26 Jan 2011 | More

Sentimentalist Magazine’s Top Live Gigs of 2009

It’s very simple: we see many, these stuck out. Our top picks in no order are below, other than Leonard Cohen owning and deserving the very first slot.

30 Dec 2009 | More

2009 Mercury Prize Nominations Announced; Winner on September 8

The nominations for the 2009 Mercury Prize have just been announced and the surprise here is that there really isn’t a surprise as much-talked about artists such as Bat for Lashes and La Roux made the list. Winners will be announced on September 8. Elbow took home the honor last year for The Seldom Seen Kid.

21 Jul 2009 | More

The Horrors to Kick Off Spring Tour with The Kills

To some it may sound like a harrowing tag line to a Halloween blockbuster: The Horrors and The Kills to …Read the Rest

9 Feb 2009 | 1 comment | More