Doom Days are coming. Hear Bastille’s newest release now

“When can we expect the third album?” “Soon.” For those who follow Bastille’s Dan Smith on Twitter, this has become a borderline-annoying response with no known definition. “Soon” can mean anything from months, to weeks, to days, according to Dan. But I come bearing good news. Ladies and gentlemen, soon is here. Doom Days are coming. The title track off their third LP, Doom Days, provides … Continue reading Doom Days are coming. Hear Bastille’s newest release now

Marshmello’s generic music overpowers Bastille in ‘Happier’

British champs Bastille teamed up with Marshmello to produce the song “Happier,” which is probably the most positive word that will come out of this review.       As an avid fan of Bastille, I’ve rarely had any problems with their musical choices, often declaring them as being one of the most creative and talented acts in the world. As someone with a lot … Continue reading Marshmello’s generic music overpowers Bastille in ‘Happier’

Playlist: Sleeper

The sun is setting. There’s a chill in the air. Your eyelids are getting heavy. No, we’re not trying to hypnotize you. We’re just failing at yet another introduction. WAKE UP. Okay, now that you’re alert, bring it back down with this, the ultimate lull-yourself-to-sleep playlist. Don’t worry, it’s not all lullabies and ukulele praise band campfire songs. There’s some good stuff in here. Not … Continue reading Playlist: Sleeper

The 12 best BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge covers of all time

Sometimes when an artist releases a song, there’s something missing. You like the song, it has some good qualities, but it just isn’t all there. That’s what makes covers so great. It’s a do-over. We get another chance at the song. When the right changes are made, it can make an alright song sound incredible. Granted, covers can kind of suck, but that’s not why … Continue reading The 12 best BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge covers of all time

This mashup by Bastille will be the best thing you hear this week

When artists cover songs, they typically only change a couple things, like instrumentation or what key they sing it in. While some covers can be amazing, others fall flat (literally and figuratively). Bastille is not your typical band, though. When this group of Brits decide to cover something, it’s never a simple process. No, they have to combine as many songs as possible into one mashup, creating … Continue reading This mashup by Bastille will be the best thing you hear this week