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Wilco Casually Drops New Album, “Star Wars,” into the Web (Lucky Us)

Wilco Casually Drops New Album, “Star Wars,” into the Web (Lucky Us)

Eli Jace July 22, 2015 0

  They’ve been celebrating twenty years of making music this summer with deluxe releases and discography-browsing setlists during a special anniversary tour. New music from Wilco felt somewhere close, not quite in reach, but

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Neil Young Feeding on Corporate America with “The Monsanto Years”

Neil Young Feeding on Corporate America with “The Monsanto Years”

Eli Jace July 21, 2015 0

Neil Young has kept himself busy in this post-divorce era of his career. In 2014 he released two albums, A Letter Home, a lo-fi selection of covers, and Storytone, a solo album with an

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7 of 2015’s best LPs

7 of 2015’s best LPs

Conor Davies July 19, 2015 0

2015 has been a blast for music thus far, with some iconic moments and performances, here’s some of the year’s choice LP’s thus far… Kendrick Lamar: To Pimp a Butterfly Kendrick Lamar might be

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LA rockers Secondborn hit the heights with ambitious new EP

LA rockers Secondborn hit the heights with ambitious new EP

Conor Davies July 19, 2015 0

American rock has been in a state of flux for a while, but with the likes of Rise Against, Thrice and Saosin come with it a banner and mark of excellence, could LA band

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Tramlines Festival Preview 2015

Tramlines Festival Preview 2015

Conor Davies July 19, 2015 0

Say the word ‘festival’ and you might think of vast green fields with a clump of stages, crumpled cans of apple cider and a pulsating, never-ending soundtrack for a weekend of fun. Well one

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On Discipline

On Discipline

Matt Bacon July 17, 2015 0

I was taken with inspiration to write this particular article due to some ideas I think I’ve hinted at in other pieces I’ve written in recent months. One thing that I think I’ve already

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Deciphering The Live Greatness of Conan

Deciphering The Live Greatness of Conan

Matt Bacon July 10, 2015 Comments Off on Deciphering The Live Greatness of Conan

Conan – now there’s a band name that inspires a a wealth of emotion in fans across the world. Having only just completed their first US trek (On which I saw them twice) I

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I Am Functionally Insane – The Dark Side of Working in the Music Industry

I Am Functionally Insane – The Dark Side of Working in the Music Industry

Matt Bacon July 8, 2015 Comments Off on I Am Functionally Insane – The Dark Side of Working in the Music Industry

One of the things that makes anyone who makes their living in the music industry grimace is when people say “You’re so lucky!” or “I wish I could be you!” I mean – it’s

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Independent Industry Figures: Bob Lugowe of Relapse Records

Independent Industry Figures: Bob Lugowe of Relapse Records

Matt Bacon July 7, 2015 Comments Off on Independent Industry Figures: Bob Lugowe of Relapse Records

Independent Industry Figures is a weekly column at IMP where we interview music industry figures to try to better understand what they’re all about. With each installment we try and get a sense of

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Journeys In Hellfest Day 3: Controlling The Flames

Journeys In Hellfest Day 3: Controlling The Flames

Matt Bacon June 26, 2015 Comments Off on Journeys In Hellfest Day 3: Controlling The Flames

Hellfest, that legendary European festival that has taken the world by storm and won the hearts of countless musicians and fans across the globe. For the 150 bands playing and hundreds of thousands of

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