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The Futureheads | The Chaos

"I wish that I could stop the noise," sings Barry Hyde not long into The Chaos . It sure doesn't seem that way.
Dovecote (2010)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  June 18, 2010

Sunderland smoothies

"We're two brothers trying to entertain ourselves and have a laugh in the studio," says Peter Bowens. "We have to pretend to be rock musicians."
Field Music are ready to soft-rock
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  March 19, 2010


  Is Weezer going with a self-titled record for the third time in their career? According to multiple reports, the band's sixth record (much like...
By Paul Driscoll  |  April 02, 2008

Subtle stars

In the gaps between words are the things that really intrigue me,” sings Maxïmo Park frontman Paul Smith on “Girls Who Play Guitars.”
Separating Maxïmo Park from the pack
By NICK SYLVESTER  |  May 21, 2007

Notoriously stingy labels

A bunch of labels still refuse the unedited, half-decently coded MP3 as a mechanism for publicity.
Get them while you can
By NICK SYLVESTER  |  July 25, 2006


Harmonic convergences

Beyond their artful, crackling, dueling-guitar geometrics and layers of cunning rhythms, the Futureheads' most distinguishing and potent weapon is their four-part vocals.
The Futureheads get past the post-punk blues
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  June 28, 2006

Harmonic convergence

“I don’t know what to do with myself,” Ross Millard mutters, shrugging at his mates as he sets his guitar down at the rear of the small stage at the back of Seattle’s East Street Records and ambles toward his mic stand.
The Futureheads get past the post-punk blues
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  June 28, 2006

On the racks: June 13

Joan Jett, Futureheads, Hot Chip, Sonic Youth, Matthew Sweet, and more. Sonic Youth, "Incinerate" (mp3)
By MATT ASHARE  |  June 14, 2006

Combat pop

The new British sound is marked by riot vans, rage-engorged faces in taxi queues, the mute vigilance of the cameras, and everywhere the sense of some remote flogging going on.
Hard-Fi fight for the right to, uh, party
By JAMES PARKER  |  April 12, 2006

Sunderland Rock City

By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  January 01, 1900