Hotly-tipped four-piece Warpaint have told BBC 6Music of the influence Nirvana have had over their songwriting, particularly on current single ‘Undertow‘ which is enjoying significant airtime on the station.
Pensive, longing, and chiming a strange chord in the right side of the brain, Only Son’s ‘Magic‘ is a welcome stranger in the singles market. It’s been coupled with a weirdly charming video following Jack Dishel (the Only Son himself) performing, observing and creating magic by the bucketful. The overall impression is something akin to an escapee of the ‘Band On The Run‘ photo shoot trying to outdo Paul Newman’s bicycle tricks in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. And succeeding.
After working with the former Kinks man on his new covers album ‘See My Friends‘, it appears Mumford & Sons had Ray Davies fondly reminiscing of his own early career, with Davies telling the UK’s XFM radio station he sees similarities between the two bands.
The National, Fleet Foxes and Animal Collective lead the impressive list of new acts confirmed for next year’s Primavera Sound Festival, which will take place in Barcelona, Spain from May 26th-28th.
In today’s Soundbites, our quick take on news, reviews and tabloid gossip, Foo Fighters are added to an impressive Isle Of Wight line-up, Billy Corgan rakes up the past on Twitter and there’s a live version of Grinderman’s latest single. Also, Katy Perry does her best Gwyneth Paltrow impression and a new Joe Strummer biopic could be in the works.
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