The Albums Round Up 25 March 2012
Time flies doesn’t it? After a short break last week I’m back again with The Albums Round Up and the clocks have gone forward to create British Summer Time. It’s as if we’ve travelled through time and space. Let’s have a listen to the tunes that will accompany your days getting longer and your nights getting shorter. First up is my album of the week. Toronto-based sextet Austra release the...
5 Minutes With: Attack Attack!
We we’re privileged enough to be granted some time with one of our favourite cult metal-core bands, Attack Attack! at their show in London last week. We clambered into the darkest depths of Camden’s Underworld, well a booth by the unopened bar, that was sure to be flooded with spilt Jagërmeister in just a couple of hours. We discussed the band’s ground-breaking debut Rise Records LP and their...
5 Minutes With: Sharks
Sharks’ outstanding debut album will be released on Monday, proving that Punk Rock is still alive and kicking! We were given some time to catch up with James Mattock, the band’s frontman, to discuss the album, prior to it’s release. Featuring five minutes, five questions, one man and one whiteboard. Here’s how it went… But first off, check out the video to the lead...
Introducing Interview: Canterbury
Canterbury’s new single - Ready Yet is set for release on Monday (12th March). So we decided that it would be a wonderful idea to catch up with Luke and Mark from the band, to discuss the single, amongst other things, and introduce them to the way of the whiteboard… http://www.whiteboardproject.co.uk/interviews/introducing/canterbury/
Big Interview: The Fray
With a selection of top ten singles under their belts, most notably the huge hits of 2006 – Over My Head (Cable Car) and How To Save A Life. The Denver band have returned with a great new album; Scars & Stories. We were granted the chance to have a chat with the piano led rockers and introduce the whole band to the whiteboard challenge. Here’s how it went: First up, let’s see how well...
WB Interview: Stooshe
WB: Interview - The Drums
WB Interview: The Ordinary Boys
WB Interview: The Ting Tings
WB Interview: AWOLNATION
WB Interview: Matt Cardle
Album Review: Young Guns - Bones
Title: Bones Label: Pias Release: 6th February Rating: 8 http://www.whiteboardproject.co.uk/music/punk/reviews/young-guns-bones/
WHITEBOARD INTERVIEW: PULLED APART BY HORSES
The Newly Single
Is it Christmas yet? Apparently it isn’t. But don’t you worry, we’re the bearers of great news; there are only 14 more sleeps until Christmas, 14! With this shockingly wonderful news out the way, there’s still some time to panic and grab those Christmas presents for people you probably don’t even like. Even though the festive day is another two weeks away, the music higher powers have...
The Newly Single
Another working week is out of the way and we welcomed in the countdown to Christmas in fine fashion at the Whiteboard Project; our calendars were easily ripped open and their tasty contents gone within a matter of seconds. Yep, Christmas is edging closer and closer and despite the prospect of competing for a cherished Christmas number one later on this month, it hasn’t stopped next week being...
The Newly Single
Good morning one and all, I hope you’re still not reeling in pure shame that you haven’t made the NME cool list this week because, well, we haven’t either. But from what I can gather, not being on a cool list is definitely the way to be considered cool; so don’t go worrying yourselves. What we can guarantee you though, is a fine list of the sweetest, sincerest and delicious single releases...
Whiteboard Interview: Emmy The Great & Tim Wheeler
Whiteboard Music is a lover of a good collaboration. Enter Emmy (of Emmy The Great) & Tim (of Ash) who have come together to release a lovely baubly collection of tracks this week that wrap up nicely to make their Christmas album This Is Christmas via Infectious Records. We met up with the two to talk music, Christmas & Sir Cliff Richards. Before you pull any crackers this Christmas...
5 Minutes With: The King Blues
Recently we were given five minutes to catch up with frontman of The King Blues: Jonny “Itch” Fox, prior to destroying Camden’s biggest venue; The Roundhouse and the release of their fantastic new single - The Future’s Not What it Used to Be (out now) . Here’s what we asked him… Q1. Firstly, could you sum up the band in three words? Q2. You’ve received a lot of negativity in the past....
Whiteboard Interview: Modestep
Recently we caught up with London based newcomers, bass-heavy four piece; Modestep to discuss their debut album and latest single “To The Stars” which you can download from iTunes or buy a special remix EP right now. Here’s how it went: Warm-up question: draw what you draw best Ah! Stoned smiley faces. Lovely. … What’s the Modestep formula for making good...