Maximo Park

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Five Reasons Why Metronomy Should Win the 2011 Mercury Prize

    English experimental/electronic outfit Metronomy​The shortlist for this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize have been announced. Among the nominees for the best album from the United Kingdom and Ireland are a few bands expected to be there -- James Blake, Adele, Tinie Tempah -- mixed with a few surpr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Born Ruffians: Say It

    ​As we all slowly warm up to the Tuesday after a holiday like Memorial Day, it's hard to put any focus on new music, and today's new releases reflect that sentiment. There are, however, a few gems in the rather meager new release lineup, like the latest album from Ontario rockers Born Ruffian ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Cameron Crowe's Pearl Jam Video, "Grace" is 15 Years Old, ASU's Gammage Season Overviewed

    Pitchfork: Maxïmo Park Cancel North American TourRolling Stone: "Grace" Remembered: 15 Years Since Jeff Buckley's MasterpieceRolling Stone: Cameron Crowe's Video for Pearl Jam's "The Fixer" PremieresSo Much Silence: Bowerbirds: Northern Lights (at Pitchfork Festival)ASU State Press: Gammage season ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    New Release Tuesday: Phoenix

    Francophile rockers Phoenix release their 4th album today and, thus, give me a reason to use the term "francophile" On this momentous last Tuesday in May, It's safe to say that it's been a pretty remarkable month for new releases. I have dedicated my entire month's worth of Tuesday posts to new albu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    May 12 In Blogs: Maximo Park, Meat Puppets, Squash Blossoms, Westgate and More

    In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. Worry not! We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Up on the Sun: New Release Tuesday: Maxïmo Park New Meat Puppets album hits stores today, band to per ... More >>

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    The Atlantic Divide

    Ten bands that weren't singing "Yankee Doodle Dandy" in '06

  • Music

    June 30, 2005

    Maximo Park

    A Certain Trigger
    (Warp Records)