Foals recently took to BBC Radio 1‘s Live Lounge to deliver a blistering punked up cover of Florence + The Machine‘s What Kind of Man for an in-studio session. Starting off slow with some uplifting synths, they transform the sound of the song into an anthemic pop punk burner, showing the band in top form
The lineups for Falls Festival and Southbound had everybody salivating when they arrived, with the Lorne leg of the festival already selling out. Now we have been gifted a host of sideshows for those who can’t make it to the festivals or just want to catch their favourite acts more than once. A large number
Oxford indie-rockers Foals have locked in two Australian headline shows for January 2016, around their appearances at Falls Festival and Southbound over New Year’s. Foals are ready to hit up some pretty huge venues in Sydney on 5th January and Melbourne on 7th January, for what will be their biggest Aussie headline shows to date.
UK indie rockers Foals dropped by triple j studios this morning and amped up the groove on a terrific cover of Mark Ronson and Kevin Parker’s psychedelic earworm Daffodils for Like A Version. Helped along by a vintage drum machine and a specially-flown-in Space Echo, frontman Yannis Philippakis took on Parker’s vocal duties with total
Along with this morning’s Falls Festival 2014 lineup announcement, the official first lineup for Western Australia’s Southbound 2016 has now been unveiled, with big-name acts such as Disclosure, Bloc Party, Foals, Courtney Barnett, Gary Clark Jr and even ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic. Elsewhere on the lineup you’ll find Halsey, Django Django, Kurt Vile And The Violators,
It’s here — Falls Festival has made its first lineup for its 2015/2016 shenanigans, and has dropped big names like Bloc Party, Foals, Disclosure, Courtney Barnett and Gary Clark Jr. Other esteemed international acts on Falls’ first lineup announcement include Halsey, Django Django, Kurt Vile And The Violators, Mac DeMarco, Young Fathers , Toro y Moi,
They announced their fourth studio album What Went Down earlier this week, and now UK indie rockers Foals have shared the album’s monstrous six-minute title track, complete with an intense music video featuring footage of the band rockin’ out. What Went Down (below) begins with frontman Yannis Philippakis’ raw vocals, dotted by a sharp guitar
After teasing their fans over the past week, UK indie rockers Foals have finally announced their fourth studio album, titled What Went Down, will be released on 28th August. What’s more, the band have shared a new teaser video, the album’s full track listing and it’s super-cool cover art. Foals got fans’ pulses racing when
Foals dropped a 12-second clip teasing their forthcoming album yesterday but now frontman Yannis Philippakis has given some more thorough insight into what to expect from the LP. Speaking to NME, Philippakis said “This new stuff’s going to decimate venues; we’re itching to play it.” Foals’ last record Holy Fire saw the band adopt a
If a new and very short teaser video is anything to go by, we’ll be seeing fresh Foals tunes sometime this year. The UK indie rock outfit, who were last on Aussie shores for Splendour In The Grass in 2014, have shared a teaser of new music with a clip (below) called “FOALS // 2015”,
BBC Radio 1 and its DJ Zane Lowe have been tasked with curating a brand new soundtrack for the 2011 Ryan Gosling film Drive, and acts like Chvrches, Banks, SBTRKT and Bring Me The Horizon are amongst its contributors. Each of the artists will be creating brand new songs for the project, Radio 1 Rescores:
Band says Splendour organisers originally weren’t so hospitable.
Two Door Cinema Club are out, City and Colour move up!
Barcelona’s Primavera Sound festival has revealed it’s 2014 lineup, delivering a harsh reminder of Australia’s crippling geographical isolation. Headliners include Nine Inch Nails, Disclosure, Queens Of The Stone Age, Neutral Milk Hotel, Pixies and Kendrick Lamar. The festival took a unique approach to unveiling the bill, using the form of a 26-minute short film, Line-Up,
Foals frontman Yannis Philippakis took a thinly-veiled stab at fellow UK indie rock arbiters Arctic Monkeys when the singer took the stage at the Q Awards to accept the award for Best Live Act. During his speech, Philippakis hit out at “Elvis impersonators” and bands who use backing tracks. In the same year that saw
Oxford indie rockers Foals have revealed the music video for Out Of The Woods (below), the fifth (!) single to be taken from the band’s Mercury Prize-nominated chart-topping third album Holy Fire. The video for Out Of The Woods, which is set to be released in single format in the near future, is darkly lit
Oxford indie rock darlings Foals have just made their Australian tour bigger and better than ever, adding an extra date in both Sydney and Melbourne to their headlining tour of our fine country this September. Tickets for the original Sydney and Melbourne shows were snapped up quick-fast as expected, so this is the time to
Even though there’s still a few months left until show time, organisers behind the upcoming Foals Australian tour have politely told fans and wannabe ticket holders to get their affairs in order, and stop messing around. Tickets to the shows are being snapped up very quickly with the Sydney and Melbourne allocations selling out today.
Good god almighty! Glastonbury has announced its full line-up for 2013 and, as foretold by Serge Pizzorno of Kasabian, The Rolling Stones are indeed one of the headliners at this year’s festival. Of course even a name as big as The Rolling Stones can get lost in the sea of quality acts on the bill.
Foals frontman Yannis Philippakis has attempted to soften the blow of his recent comments wherein the singer took aim at reformed ’90s acts, including The Stone Roses, for stealing headlining festivals slots from today’s emerging acts. Philippakis took to his Twitter account and posted that Foals “have nothing but respect & love for the Stone