It may be his second solo album, but INTERPOL frontman Paul Banks has ditched his alter ego Julian Plenti and is releasing a new solo album under his own name. Banks joined New York indie rockers Interpol all the way back in 1997, a group who made it as one of the biggest post-punk revival bands of the 00s. Banks has also been active in the urban world lately, appearing on El P's latest album, covering J DILLA, collaborating with RZA, planning production work with Chad Hugo of the NEPTUNES and producing a mixtape for DATPIFF. Having achieved so much at his current young age of just 34, Banks has worked alongside some of the best of the best, touring with names such as THE CURE, U2 and headlining festivals such as Chicago's Lollapalooza and the UK's Reading and Leeds. Paul Banks' latest solo album, 'Banks' is a ten song album; a tour-de-force of exhilarating minor-key intensity. The album was recorded in New York and Connecticut with producer Peter Katis (INTERPOL, THE NATIONAL, SHEARWA
NIGHTS YOU DID YOUR HAIR, THE
THE BEAUTIFUL FEW presents THE NIGHTS YOU DID YOUR HAIR, their first studio album since If You Change Your City… You’re Sure To Change Your Style. This time, however, they’ve got sixteen guest vocalists in tow embellishing a new suitcase of lyrical pop tunes that can be funny, sad, romantic and poignant; sometimes all in the one song.
Screaming Is Something
Invicta (+1 Bonus Track)
US Pop-punk giants HIT THE LIGHTS return with their highly anticipated 3rd album 'Invicta'. Recorded with Machine (Four Year Strong, Cobra Starship) and Mark Sapone (Brand New, Taking Back Sunday) 'Invicta' is their most ambitious and mature record to date. 1 Bonus Australian track - 'Liars And Cheats'.