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Bat For Lashes – All Your Gold

It’s supposed to be seventy degrees outside today, and I have shivers because of this song. Bat For Lashes strong feminine vocal presence is responsible for most of my emotion right now. But that guitar that lasts through the entire song, what should be just a highlight introduction, gives the song an edge. This is what makes […]

EMPT & forthebeat Present: The Top 10 Albums of ’09

To say the least ’09 was an eclectic year for music, from Animal Collective to Kid Cudi, The Xx to Miike Snow, it seems like everyone had their 15 minutes of fame or should I say 15 seconds, I mean it is the internet age after all. However, when it’s all said and done, there […]

Bat For Lashes – Use Somebody (Reprise de Kings of Leon)

I’ve been following Kings of Leon for quite sometime now and everytime I think they’re about to succumb to the pressures of success I’m proved terribly wrong. From indie to mainstream every KOL album has shown musical growth and creativeness equal to or better than the last. When Sex On Fire was leaked last year I was convinced it […]

Bat For Lashes – What’s a Girl To Do?

These guys sampled the drums from “Be My Baby,” one of my favorite 60’s songs performed by The Shangri-Las and produced by one of my musical heroes, the pop mastermind Phil Spector. At face value, this song is about the thrill being gone, the end, going from liking someone to indifference. The callous overtone may turn […]

Le Miel du Mois: Julliet

Apparently it’s July, welcome. A lot happened for us in June, we had the most traffic EMPT had ever seen and got shut down in the same month. Our diabolical hosting company Gisol Inc. stole our website and content so we’ve had to rebuild from scratch – no easy task. But atlas there is light […]

Bat For Lashes – Pearl’s Dream (New Video!)

Alter ego’s are nothing new when it comes to musicians, from Beyonce’s beyond corny Sasha Fierce, Eminem’s dark side Slim Shady, to Garth Brooke’s alternative rock weirdo Chris Gaines and now Bat For Lashes’ sinister blonde rendition Pearl. First of all, I started cracking up with the dramatic introduction of Pearl in this video. A […]