Post Tagged with: "Danger Mouse"

On Second Thought: Norah Jones – … Little Broken Hearts (2012)

So it was a big deal, this news of Danger Mouse working with Norah Jones. Danger Mouse. We’re talking about The Grey Album, and MF Doom…and Gnarls Barkley, and Broken Bells. Hip-hop culture and remixing, electronica and blurpy effects — these are things that were to be allowed to come into contact with that most pure of instruments — theRead More

Norah Jones – … Little Broken Hearts (2012)

At first blush, this Danger Mouse-produced effort sounds like post-modern mood music, with Jones’ reliably languid cries of loneliness surrounded by gurgling synths, fuzzy guitars and swooning strings. But there’s something else going on here

The Black Keys – El Camino (2011)

The Black Keys – El Camino (2011)

‘El Camino’ doesn’t so much try to follow up the Black Keys’ most acclaimed release as feel around on its outer edges.

Half Notes: Gorillaz – Demon Days (2005)

The sophomore release from the best cartoon-band in the world found them skirting that dreaded sophomore-slump, for the most part. Out is Dan the Automator, in is Grey Album conspirator Danger Mouse, and the difference is notable in the tone of the album. Where the self-titled release was a little more happy-go-lucky, Demon Days was considerably darker and grittier. TheRead More

Something Else! sneak peek: The Black Keys, "Lonely Boy" (2011)

The Black Keys return with a grimy, fast-moving rock number that gasses up the deep-blues atmosphere of their breakout release Brothers.

Quickies: New Release Roundup 2010, Vol. 5

Quickies: New Release Roundup 2010, Vol. 5

Things could be looking up for Grace Potter & The Nocturnals. by Pico It’s been a whole three months since we last discussed a batch of sparkling new releases that are targeted for wider audiences. That’s such a long span that a few of the half dozen records yakked about below had been in circulation for several months, now. IfRead More