Archive for September 13th, 2012

Grizzly Bear Head Into the Wild to Make ‘Shields’

September 13th, 2012
Late one night last year Grizzly Bear singer Ed Droste was feeling spent He'd recorded what felt like a zillion vocal takes of "Speak in Rounds" – a new song that starts off hushed adding bursts of percussion shards of electric guitar synths and horns until it transforms into a...

Premiere: Of Monsters and Men Show Playful Side on ‘Mountain Sound’

September 13th, 2012
With their touching earnest folk sound Icelandic band Of Monsters and Men scored a breakout hit with "Little Talks" late last year leading to a record deal with Universal and hitting chart heights unreached by any Icelander since Björk The group offers an upbeat barreling follow-up with "Mountain Sound" A...