Tag Archives: Paul Banks

Live Review: All Tomorrow’s Parties Iceland 2014

This weekend was without a doubt the best music festival I’ve ever been to. I still haven’t been to the greats like SXSW or Primavera Sound, but All Tomorrow’s Parties Iceland went above and beyond your run-of-the-mill weekend festivals like Coachella, Sasquatch, Outside Lands, and Lollapalooza. Thoughtful curation of music, film, and DJs, and aRead more...

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Live Video: Paul Banks at CMJ

Paul Banks rose to prominence as the singer/guitarist of Interpol in the early 2000s, and on October 22 of this year, Matador released his third record as a solo artist. While Banks is Banks’ second full-length, it’s his first under his real name, as he seems to have put the Julian Plenti moniker to restRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

On the tour behind his new album Banks, Paul Banks made a stop on the Late Show with David Letterman to play the album track “Young Again” to an audience-less studio, courtesy of Hurricane Sandy. Although Letterman and his crew stuck around for the performance, it’s cooler to think that Paul was playing his isolatedRead more...

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Out This Week 10/23

New Jersey group Titus Andronicus give us the business with their anticipated third album on which they trade concept for execution. Local Business is the closest thing to actually attending one of their live shows and features, according to our Music Director, Don Yates, “a cleaner and slightly more polished sound, generally more compact songs,Read more...

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KEXP at CMJ 2012, Day 1: Paul Banks

Paul Banks has played music under a variety of names for some years, but it’s only about fifteen years into his career that he started performing prominently under his own name. He’s well known as the lead singer for Interpol, but when he released solo material in between his duties with the New York City-basedRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

As Interpol frontman Paul Banks prepares to release his second solo album, Banks, on October 23rd via Matador, he’s announced a series of live dates to support the album. Beginning with an appearance at the Fun Fun Fun Fest in early November, the New York-based singer will traverse both coasts of the United States beforeRead more...

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Monday Music News

Jason Noble, guitarist and vocalist for Rodan, Rachel’s, and Shipping News, passed away Saturday morning according to a press release published online by his family. Noble was diagnosed with cancer in 2009 and had been undergoing treatment ever since. John Schaefer over at WNYC has written a moving piece on Noble’s passing, and Brooklyn VeganRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Best Coast is just on fire, lately. This week, their showing off a contribution to Just Tell Me That You Want Me, a massive tribute to Fleetwood Mac featuring MGMT, Gardens & Villa, The Kills, Washed Out, and more. Best Coast is taking on “Rhiannon”, which you can listen to over at NPR. In otherRead more...

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