The general election’s almost upon us again. As the nation prepares to head to the polls, what about the musicians that have stood for office over the years? Here’s eleven of music’s best (and worst) attempts at running for office, by artists who quickly realised the transition from Wembley to Westminster isn’t an easy one. By Alex Flood.
Memphis based musician, Julien Baker, has announced their highly anticipated new album, Turn Out The Lights. It is the follow up to Baker’s critically acclaimed debut album, Sprained Ankle, and will be their first for Matador Records. To coincide with the announcement, a new single, Appointments, has been made available […]
Here at eil.com we realise not everyone’s pockets are so deep they can stump up the readies for that uber-collectable slab of vinyl, CD boxset, vintage memorabilia etc. With that in mind, we’ve put together this new weekly ‘Top 3’ of some of the more affordable collectables that pass through our doors […]
Bye-bye Thatcher, hello acid house. Shane Meadows’ award winning This Is England series has traced its Mancunian characters across a decade. The latest incarnation, set in 1990, introduces the crew to acid house, hedonism and mighty comedowns. The soundtrack perfectly encapsuates the era and features Madchester classics from the likes […]