Delivered hauntingly slow and with sonic menace, Native Gold’s brand new EP “A Man We All Admire” appeared in my inbox and I haven’t stopped listening to it since!
Probably unknown to people in Britain, this two-piece electronic/alternative rock act from Los Angeles takes a page out Radiohead’s book, seasons it with a light sprinkle of Muse and marinades with a blend of Pink Floyd and the dissonant Portal 2 soundtrack, to make for a delectable EP that I just know you’re going to enjoy.
From the slow crescendo of brashness in ‘Fake the Smile,’ to the unexpected moments of melodic melancholy in ‘Fickle,’ all the way to ‘Begun to Begin’ that almost melts into the background soundtrack of life – make no mistake about it, members Michael Weeks and Lee Young have created something rather special here.
Filled with tension and electronic uncomfortability, Native Gold grab your attention from the word “go” and refuse to let go until the final synthesizer has melted away.
Put simply, I see a bright future for them – an amazing self-written and produced start. Kudos, boys.
A Kentucky Governor has blamed the Florida school shooting on violent video games, not guns - bringing up a debate that was settled years ago. Allow me to respond…
No common cold is going to stop me recording Learn Something, so fair warning about my horrible voice! On today's episode - space, sex and the history of Valentine's Day.
From being a finalist in the UK Blog Awards to my podcast crashing its way into the top 10 list, I have a lot to love each and every single one of you for this Valentine’s Day.
Artificial Intelligence can be trained to do a lot of things, but it turns out it’s not so great in the art of romance - creating such love-inducing candy heart messages like “SWEAT POO.”
Viral Facebook pages are regularly sharing still images as videos - much to the confusion and annoyance of users everywhere. Here is why they do this…
To celebrate the successful launch of a SpaceX rocket that could one day take us to Mars, this week’s episode of the Learn Something podcast is all about space.
Another Wednesday, another Twitch instalment of Emotion Engineer – the only channel dedicated to the PlayStation 2. On this episode, I will be showing just why the original Shadow of the Colossus is better than the remake.
Struggling to keep to your monthly data limit? Expect things to get a little tougher, as new research shows we will be consuming a whopping 98 GB of data every month by 2025.
Recent research shows that all social media users can be placed into one of four categories – the Geek, the Lurker, the Victim or the Internet Celebrity. Which one are you?
After what seemed like 25 years, January is finally over. So in this week's episode of Learn Something, we're kicking off February with a bunch of weirdly random facts - including the Cookie Monster's real name...
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