Phosphorescent

Phosphorescent

Phosphorescent Quick Links

News Video Music Press Festival RSS

Phosphorescent Releases Stream Of 'Nothing Was Stolen' Taken Off Upcoming 'Live At The Music Hall' Out 16th February 2015 [Listen]

Posted on 09 January 2015

Phosphorescent Releases Stream Of 'Nothing Was Stolen' Taken Off Upcoming 'Live At The Music Hall' Out 16th February 2015 [Listen]

Outside Lands Brings You The 2014 Line-Up! Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Duck Sauce, Jagwar Ma And More


Tom Petty Arctic Monkeys Flaming Lips Haim Local Natives Phosphorescent Warpaint Tiesto Disclosure SBTRKT Holy Ghost! Duck Sauce Capital Cities CHVRCHES Jagwar Ma Courtney Barnett Kanye West The Killers

Outside Lands 2014 festival logo

Possibly the only major festival where you can enjoy fine gourmet cuisine while rocking out to an eclectic variety of international artists, Outside Lands has now unveiled the 2014 line-up as it prepares to return to San Francisco this August.

We just can't express our excitement enough at the newly revealed line-up for Outside Lands this year. Topping the bill are the likes of Kanye West, The Killers and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers; three very different artists which see the latter become the first act ever to headline twice following their incredible set in 2013. Now in its seventh year, Outside Lands are showing signs of development every single summer, and at much benefit for the city with a percentage of every ticket sale going to San Francisco's Recreation and Park Department.

Continue reading: Outside Lands Brings You The 2014 Line-Up! Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Duck Sauce, Jagwar Ma And More

Phosphorescent - Muchacho Album Review


Phosphorescent, the solo project of Matthew Houck, seemed to have established a comfortable grounding in the country tinged alt- rock genre, receiving critical acclaim with releases such as 2009's 'Willie' and its follow up 'Here's to Taking It Easy'. However, in his latest effort, 'Muchacho', a distinct change immediately becomes apparent.

The opening track, 'Sun, Arise! An Invocation, An Introduction', begins with Kraftwerk-esque arpeggios and a deep reverberating bass line, hinting at a move towards a synthesized, electronic form of instrumentation. As you're about to check if this is actually Phosphorescent's new album, Houck's reassuring vocals join the mix and stability is restored. 'Song for Zula' is the album's finest moment, striking a perfect balance between the new found electronic, almost ambient instrumentation and the delicate, heartfelt vocals with which Phosphorescent made his name.

Programmed, structured beats are combined with sprawling, emotional lyrics whilst string arrangements echo throughout.

Continue reading: Phosphorescent - Muchacho Album Review

Phosphorescent

Phosphorescent Quick Links

News Video Music Press Festival RSS
Advertisement

Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.