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12 Best Songs of the Week: Charly Bliss, Jessica Pratt, The WAEVE, Hamish Hawk, and More

Plus Lionlimb, Why Bonnie, Jon Hopkins, Font, La Luz, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

May 03, 2024

Welcome to the fifteenth Songs of the Week of 2024. This week Andy Von Pip, Caleb Campbell, Mark Moody, and Scott Dransfield helped me decide what should make the list. We seriously considered over 20 songs this week and narrowed it down to a Top 12. More

May 02, 2024

The WAEVE—aka Rose Elinor Dougall and Blur guitarist Graham Coxon—have shared a brand new song, “City Lights.” More

Watch Jessie Ware, The WAEVE, and Sleaford Mods All Perform on “Later… with Jools Holland”

Dave Okumu & The 7 Generations Also Performed on the Latest Episode of the BBC Show

May 30, 2023

The latest episode of the long-running BBC music show, Later… with Jools Holland, aired this past weekend and featured live performances from Jessie Ware, The WAEVE, Sleaford Mods, and Dave Okumu & The 7 Generations. More

Blur Announce New Album, Share New Song “The Narcissist”

The Ballad of Darren Due Out July 21 via Parlophone

May 18, 2023

Britpop icons Blur have announced a new album, The Ballad of Darren, and shared its first single, “The Narcissist.” More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Black Belt Eagle Scout, Lael Neale, Caroline Polachek, Girl Ray, and More

Plus Wings of Desire, Alex Lahey, The WAEVE, H. Hawkline, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 03, 2023

Welcome to the fifth Songs of the Week of 2023. There were lots of strong contenders this week, the Top 7 is especially solid. We settled on a Top 12 this week. More

Feb 03, 2023

The WAEVE—a new duo consisting of Rose Elinor Dougall and Blur guitarist Graham Coxon—have released their self-titled debut album today via Transgressive. Now that it’s out you can stream the whole thing here. More

13 Best Songs of the Week: Caroline Rose, boygenius, Sleaford Mods, The WAEVE, and More

Plus The National, Wednesday, Braids, Murray A. Lightburn, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 20, 2023

Welcome to the third Songs of the Week of 2023. It was a stacked week for new songs and album announcements. Boygenius alone released three songs to consider! There were enough tracks we liked that we settled on a super-sized Top 13 this week. More

Jan 19, 2023

The WAEVE—a new duo consisting of Rose Elinor Dougall and Blur guitarist Graham Coxon—are releasing their self-titled debut album on February 3 via Transgressive. Now they have shared the album’s fourth single, “Over and Over.” More

Graham Coxon of Blur and The WAEVE Announces U.S. Release of Memoir

Verse, Chorus, Monster! Due Out February 21, 2023 via Faber Books

Dec 13, 2022

Blur guitarist Graham Coxon has announced the U.S. release of his memoir, Verse, Chorus, Monster!, which will be out on February 21, 2023 via Faber Books. More

11 Best Songs of the Week: Quasi, The WAEVE, Gaz Coombes, serpentwithfeet, and More

Plus Petite Noir, The Natural Lines, Sweet Baboo, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Dec 02, 2022

Welcome to the 41st Songs of the Week of 2022. We didn’t do a Songs of the Week last week because of the Thanksgiving holiday, so this week’s list covers songs from the last two weeks. More

Nov 29, 2022

The WAEVE—a new duo consisting of Rose Elinor Dougall and Blur guitarist Graham Coxon—are releasing their self-titled debut album on February 3, 2023 via Transgressive. Now they have shared the album’s third single, “Kill Me Again,” which is led by Coxon’s vocals and saxophone playing. It was shared via a David J East-directed video. More

13 Best Songs of the Week: The WAEVE, Caroline Rose, Algiers, Frankie Cosmos, and More

Plus Young Fathers, Amber Arcades, Alice Boman, John Cale and Weyes Blood, and a Wrap-up of the Last Two Weeks’ Other Notable New Tracks

Oct 28, 2022

Welcome to the 38th Songs of the Week of 2022. We didn’t do a Songs of the Week last week because we were turning our new print issue into the printer last Friday. So this week’s list encompasses songs released in the last two weeks and is thus a slightly supersized Top 13 list. More

The WAEVE (Rose Elinor Dougall + Graham Coxon) Share New Song “Drowning”

The WAEVE Due Out February 3, 2023 via Transgressive

Oct 24, 2022

The WAEVE—a new duo consisting of Rose Elinor Dougall and Blur guitarist Graham Coxon—are releasing their self-titled debut album February 3, 2023 via Transgressive. Now they have shared the album’s second single, the atmospheric and epic slow-burner “Drowning.” More

12 Best Songs of the Week: The WAEVE, Björk, The Big Moon, Marlon Williams, and More

Plus Phoenix and Ezra Koenig, girlpuppy, Beth Orton, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 09, 2022

Welcome to the 34th Songs of the Week of 2022. Yesterday the world lost a historical icon. Regardless of your thoughts on the Royal Family, there’s no question that Queen Elizabeth II had a massive impact on the last 70 years of world history. More

Sep 06, 2022

The WAEVE—a new duo consisting of Rose Elinor Dougall and Blur guitarist Graham Coxon—have announced their self-titled debut album and shared a new song from it, “Can I Call You,” via a video for it. More

Blur’s Graham Coxon Announces Memoir

Verse, Chorus, Monster! Due Out October 6 via Faber

Jun 09, 2022

Blur guitarist Graham Coxon has announced the release of a memoir, Verse, Chorus, Monster!, which will be out on October 6 via Faber. More

11 Best Songs of the Week: The WAEVE, Jens Lekman, Sharon Van Etten, Marlon Williams, and More

Plus Porridge Radio, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Florist, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

May 06, 2022

Welcome to the 18th Songs of the Week of 2022. There were lots of strong contenders this week, including a new supergroup, two songs from a new album that featured no advance singles, and tracks from artists across the globe (including Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, and England). We’ve got 11 songs this week, since one artist has two different songs on the list. More

May 05, 2022

The WAEVE is a new duo consisting of Rose Elinor Dougall and Blur guitarist Graham Coxon. The project was announced last month and now they have shared their debut song, “Something Pretty.” More

Rose Elinor Dougall and Blur’s Graham Coxon Form New Band The WAEVE

Watch a Teaser Trailer for the Project, First Single Due Out May 5

Apr 21, 2022

Rose Elinor Dougall has teamed up with Blur guitarist Graham Coxon to form the new band The WAEVE. The duo have shared a teaser trailer for the project and announced that The WAEVE’s first single, “Something Pretty,” will be out May 5 via Transgressive. They have also announced their first show, which is on May 4 at the Lexington in London. More

Duran Duran Share New Song “ANNIVERSARY”

FUTURE PAST Due Out October 22 via Tape Modern for BMG

Aug 31, 2021

Duran Duran are releasing a new album, FUTURE PAST, on October 22 via Tape Modern for BMG. Now they have shared another song from it, “ANNIVERSARY.” More

Duran Duran Announce New Album, Share Video for New Song “INVISIBLE” (Feat. Graham Coxon)

FUTURE PAST Due Out October 22 via Tape Modern for BMG; Album Features Lykke Li, Mark Ronson, and More

May 20, 2021

Duran Duran have announced a new album, FUTURE PAST, and shared its first single, “INVISIBLE,” via a video for the song (which features Blur’s Graham Coxon on guitar). More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Jessie Ware, The Homesick, Best Coast, and More

Plus Yorkston/Thorne/Khan, Graham Coxon, Jehnny Beth, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 08, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. The last three weeks we could only come up with a Top 8, instead of our customary Top 10, but this week’s choices were surprisingly much stronger once we did some deeper digging. More

that dog. Announce 25th Anniversary Reissue of Debut Album and Shows Performing It, Share Rarity

that dog. Reissue Due Out This Friday, Listen to “Buy Me Flowers”

Jul 09, 2019

Anna Waronker, Rachel Haden, Petra Haden, and Tony Maxwell formed that dog. in 1991 and released their self-titled debut album in the U.S. in March 1994 via DGC (it actually came out in England in December 1993 via 4AD). Now the band (currently minus Petra Haden) have announced that the album is getting a deluxe 25th anniversary digital reissue, as well as announcing some shows performing the album. More

Jan 18, 2018

Blur guitarist and solo artist Graham Coxon has done the soundtrack to The End of the F***ing World, the new dark comedy series from Netflix and Britain’s Channel 4 based on Charles S. Forsman’s comic book series for Fantagraphics (which had the uncensored title of The End of the Fucking World). More