Lily Allen’s new CD ‘It’s Not Me, It’s You,’ released February 9, picks up where the British artist’s hit debut ‘Alright, Still’ left off. The sassy Allen pairs light music and edgy lyrics with her bubble gum voice to produce a unique audio experience.
In the past few months, music award shows have come and gone. The Video Music Awards was once again The Britney Show. The American Music Awards telecast hasn’t been the same since an inebriated Anna Nicole introduced Kanye West (damn, we miss her). The Country Music Awards are cool if you like country, I guess . . .
Glasgow’s kings of rock, Franz Ferdinand, have been doing some soul searching. It’s been four years since their last album and the boys are back with a sound that falls just short of a reinvention.
Walking into a music venue, the first thing that strikes you is the atmosphere. And as Trampled By Turtles, a five-piece string band from Duluth, MN, took the stage Monday night at The Middle East, the whirlwind of bluegrass and dancing that erupted in the room was electric.