Posts by Month: June 2012

Jaques Greene

Gig: Now Wave & Selective Hearing present Jacques Greene & Koreless LIVE

Jacques Greene – Live (Vase, LuckyMe, NightSlugs, MTL)

Over the past two years, Montreal producer Jacques Greene has twisted the spirit of R&B into something functional for dancefloors fueled by classic house and forward-thinking bass. With only a few releases under his belt – including last summer’s delicious anthem, Another … Read on


Gig: Hank 3


The career of Shelton Hank Williams III (aka Hank3) has doubled as a sort of crusade in which he breaks all the rules of country music while somehow managing to honor its traditions at the same time. As he put it back in ’06, “Everybody calls themselves outlaws and … Read on


Gig: Ben Montague


When Ben Montague’s debut single Can’t Hold Me Down was playlisted on Radio 2 for an impressive five weeks, it sign-posted the gifted singer-songwriter as one of the UK ‘s brightest melodic rock talents, offering an alternative to the world of reality-show gimmickry and sensationalism.

The foundations for Montague’s … Read on


Gig: *Shels


Formed by the creative force behind post-hardcore group Mahumodo (1997-2003) Mehdi Safa and Tom Harriman, based in the United Kingdom and in California, *shels released their debut ‘Wingsfortheirsmiles’ EP in 2003 on their own imprint (*)shelsmusic. Their debut album ‘Sea of the Dying Dhow’ was released on June 18, … Read on