The Top 20 Best Songs of 2012

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2012 was another truly great year for rock and alternative music. Have you seen the 2012 Grammy Nominations? Many of the top awards nominations are dominated by rock and alternative bands like Fun, The Black Keys, Jack White, Florence + The Machine, and Mumford & Sons. Genre-wise, rock music saw the continued emergence and popularity …

Florence and the Machine name “Breaking Down” as 6th single off Ceremonials

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The video for “Breaking Down” was released back in July but the official release of the single is not until October 14, 2012. A rare feat in today’s music world, “Breaking Down” is the 6th (!) single released off of the fantastic 2nd studio album Ceremonials. Florence and the Machine, an Endorsed Band here on …

“Spectrum” by Florence + The Machine – The Song of the Week for 7/2/2012

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“Spectrum” is the official 5th single from the 2nd album Ceremonials by Florence + The Machine. The single is being released today, July 2, 2012. Ceremonials was released back on October 28, 2011 Genre: Baroque Pop, Indie Pop, Soul If you follow this blog to any degree, you know that I am a huge Florence …

“Never Let Me Go” by Florence and the Machine – The Song of the Week for 3/26/2012

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“Never Let Me Go” by Florence and the Machine is the 4th Single from Ceremonials, released on April 2, 2012 Genre: Baroque Pop, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, Soul If you follow my music blog at all, you have probably figured out that I am huge on Florence + the Machine right now. The band’s first two …

Album Review: Florence and the Machine ‘Ceremonials’

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Florence + The Machine – ‘Ceremonials’ Label: Island Released: October 31, 2011 Music Trajectory Rating: 5/5 Taking what worked with first album Lungs and amplifying those qualities to craft a fantastic album from start to finish A couple months ago I came across the video for “Shake It Out” when I was surfing nme.com, a …