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Friendly Fires drop 'Pala'

Friendly Fires | Pala

For a densely layered, expertly produced dance-rock album, this second full-length from British three-piece Friendly Fires is perplexingly bland.
XL (2011)
By CARRIE BATTAN  |  June 03, 2011

[mp3] Bat For Lashes cover Depeche Mode

If Natasha Khan wasn’t busy signing “What’s A Girl To Do” as she rode her bicyle getting her Donnie Darko on in BAT FOR LASHES’...
By Michael Marotta  |  February 23, 2011

Three on the floor

Their homonymous debut album in tow, Friendly Fires made news last July when they were shortlisted for the 2009 Mercury Prize, the English-music-industry accolade that brings with it £20,000 to one native artist or group.
Friendly Fires find life after hardcore
By REYAN ALI  |  December 04, 2009

Mixtape: Fashawn, Julianne Barwick, Friendly Fires, Rickie Lee, and more music from this week's Phoenix

Behold! Samples from this week's Phoenix Music section, including rad hip-hop upstart Fashawn, the dreamy coo-scapes of Julianna Barwick, a pumpin' Aeroplane remix of a...
By Michael Brodeur  |  December 03, 2009

Au Revoir Simone | Still Night, Still Light

On the surface, Brooklyn trio Au Revoir Simone are a publicist's dream.
Our Secret Record Co. (2009)
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  May 18, 2009
Straight Out Of Brighton with Paul Driscoll [Show 002]

Straight Out Of Brighton with Paul Driscoll [Show 002]

  The WFNX British Music Show with Paul Driscoll. You can also listen to the Straight Out O...
By Paul Driscoll  |  February 27, 2009

The Countdown / First Contact [MONDAY – 2/9]

  [# 5] Paramore - Decode [# 4] Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody [# 3] The Killers - Spaceman ...
By Paul Driscoll  |  February 09, 2009