Posts Tagged ‘Eagles of Death Metal’

Alain Johannes: Spark (2010) Album Review

Master guitarist and don to the desert rock producing world, Alain Johannes takes to the skies with his debut record Spark.

Written by Willemijn Barker-Benfield

Alain Johannes Spark

You might not know it, but you know Alain Johannes. Producer and artist extraordinaire, having previously produced and collaborated with the infamous Queens of the Stone Age; No Doubt, PJ Harvey, Eleven, and toured with the super group Them Crooked Vultures earlier this year, Johannes is renowned throughout many rock circles for his mesmerising guitar skills, which in March of this year had me caught in a spell during a musical intermission of the Crooked Vultures’ intense set. Thinking Johannes was a brave man to compete with the likes of Grohl, Homme and Jones, I was left blown away by his talent and unequivocal sound.

read more

Recent Articles

Masters of Reality: Pine/Cross Dover – Album Review

The US desert rock band formed by Chris Goss in the early 1980s are back with their latest record, Pine/Cross Dover.

Written by Willemÿn Barker-Benfield

Masters of Reality return with their latest mind altered offering to master their, well, reality. Their sixth and latest record Pine/Cross Dover is a welcome return of the classic American …

THUMBP

Plastiscines: An Interview

Meet The Pretty Parisian Popstars, Plastiscines

Written by Rebecca Milne

Following their super successful appearance at Barfly last week I made my way to a west London location to meet the Plastiscine girls. On the way, I’m trying desperately to …