Grimes did herself a great service in the great buzzband of 2012 stakes with this performance. It could have very easily fallen flat on its arse (a la LDR) and made anyone who has been championing her feel like a complete tit to the larger outside world watching her for the first time but you… Read more »
I missed this last night on the Tee Vee. Björk and her choir perform ‘Crystalline’. Worth it for the drum and bass freakout alone. As with recent Björk albums, I’m finding Biophilia difficult to love. I think I need another four or five listens at least.
‘Pass Out’ is already one of the pop tunes of the last twelve months but in live form on Later, Tinie Tempah and Labrinth KILL IT. That’s the best thing I’ve seen so far on a very dull season of Later. Two Door Cinema Club weren’t bad either last night.
In case you missed Villagers on Later with Jools Holland, @yevveh sent over a Youtube link. I loved it. UK-only viewers can check out a live performance recorded yesterday at the BBC of ‘The Pact (I’ll Be Your Fever)’.