17 bands that only got bigger after changing up their sound

It’s something that almost every band has to deal with at some point; stick with a sound that works, or experiment and hope that everyone enjoys your new style. In some cases, it can work in your favour and you’ll see mass critical acclaim, and in other cases, it can result in...

Vampire Weekend, Beck, Ben Harper Cover Love Songs For Valentine’s Day

In recent months we’ve seen a swathe of tribute albums dedicated to a range of interesting musical subjects. From the more traditional, such as an all-star tribute to the newly reformed Hunters & Collectors and Jack White’s songbook getting recorded by the same vintage rock icons that inspired him, to the quirky, like...

Fiona Apple Becomes ‘Criminal’. Arrested For Felony Drug Possession

In a pun-lovers dream, Fiona Apple has been arrested for drug possession in Sierra Blanca in West Texas. Apple will definitely be feeling like a criminal (that was almost too easy) after being arrested on Wednesday night for having a “little tiny amount of pot and hash” at a border...

The Idler Wheel…

Seven years is a long time between albums and twenty-three words is a lot for a title, but conventions have never meant much to Fiona Apple. Lucky, because The Idler Wheel is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever...