MUSIC BUZZ: Warpaint // Björk // Apple

Today, 11 years ago, my favorite band Warpaint was founded by Theresa Wayman, Emily Kokal, Jenny Lee Lindberg and Shannyn Sossamon, who later left the band to be eventually replaced by Stella Mozgawa. It took them four more years to release their first EP Exquisite Corpse, which kicked off their[…]

MUSIC BUZZ: Apple // PonoPlayer // More

In the discussion if the Spotify model is good or bad for music it is easy to overlook that one giant has not made its move yet: Apple. But with the acquisition of Beats Music and declining sales at the iTunes Store, it’s clear that change is coming. 9to5Mac dug[…]

MUSIC BUZZ: SXSW // Taylor Swift // Spotify

It’s a mere seven weeks to SXSW Music. The list of showcasing artists is already impressive, with more joining every week. Elke and I are working through this list and trying to listen to as much music as possible. Find our discoveries here and on our Facebook page. One thing[…]


It’s all about Bjork this week: after her album “leaked” she descided to just put it out on iTunes, weeks ahead of the official release. Why not? Pitchfork also published a stunning interview with her. For me it was an eye-opener. Of her, I had in my mind the picture[…]

MUSIC BUZZ: Björk // Little Dragon // Teenage Rockstars // More

Björk announces her new album Vulnicura and an accompanying tour with stops at Carnegie Hall and City Center in NYC. Then there is a retrospective of her work at MoMA. All this points to a rather high concept, artistic piece of new music like her previous album Biophilia. The inclusion[…]

MUSIC BUZZ: Bono // NPR // Grimes // More

Bono from A to Z U2 singer Bono recaps 2014 in a very long, very personal blog post: This is too long. You should not have time to read this. But it is actually well worth your time. No matter if you like U2 or not, it is interesting what[…]

MUSIC BUZZ: Billy Corgan // Year End Lists // More

More Year End Lists are in Aside from Elke’s and my top 5, more year end results are in. Pitchfork chose Future Island’s Seasons (Waiting on You) as best song of the year and FKA twigs LP1 as the runner-up after Run The Jewels in the best albums list. The[…]

MUSIC BUZZ: FKA twigs // St. Vincent // More

FKA twigs is nominated for a Grammy For “Best Recording Package”. Which is Grammy-ese for best record cover art. What does an artist, who arguably created one of them most exciting albums of the year, when she’s nominated for best record cover? Be offended and maybe give the invitation to[…]

MUSIC BUZZ: Gazelle Twin // Warpaint // touring on a budget // More

The Quietus’ alternative Top 100 in 2014 No War on Drugs on the top 100 of the UK blog the Quietus. Instead they gave Gazelle Twin the crown. Kudos! Warpaint makes number one album at The Skinny The Skinny declares Warpaint as the album of the year and interviews drummer[…]

MUSIC BUZZ: Warpaint // Pomplamoose // Prince // More

Warpaint remixes Daughter, Daughter remixes Warpaint In a mutual remix agreement bands Daughter and Warpaint remix one song fo the other each. Winter is the first installment, the other one follows on Monday. Pomplamoose on tour Pomplamoose, a band commonly credited with “getting it”, goes on tour and loses money.[…]