Artist of the Month: Florence + The Machine – The Music (Part 2)

“I’ve got my ideal job. I like to sing. I like to dance. I like to bang drums and dress up. And someone pays me. It’s incredible!” – Florence Welch Her music makes your heart beat. It throws you into a new world, a world of fantastical charm. Florence + The Machine are the unequaled,…

Artist of the Month: Florence + The Machine – The Music (Part 1)

“We are Florence + The Machine and we demand human sacrifices! We want your bodies!” You can feel it in your bones, spreading its symphonic sounds equally throughout, as if they were raindrops sinking into your overheated skin. Intricately woven refrains, utterly unique and unmatched, make your heart scream, as though he were attempting to…

Artist of the Month: Florence + The Machine

“Making music, it’s such a personal thing. You’re always making music; you’re making music that pleases you, and you kind of think, you know, ‘who the f**k else would listen to this?’ And so it’s really amazing to me how many people have taken it so to heart.” – Florence Welch I guess it was…

Florence + The Machine “Spectrum”

Say My Name Here we are again. You know I just can’t help myself when it comes to our favorite redheaded songbird. This time, Florence is back with another visual adventure – defining the next hit-single off of Ceremonials. We’ve come to expect the usual imaginative, out of the box musical spectacular when it comes…

Florence + The Machine “No Light, No Light”

“You want a revelation, some kind of resolution” Florence Welch sways above the New York City backdrop – wind gliding through her auburn hair – as a chorus of Catholic school children accompany her melodic voice. All the while, the candles flicker and dim, while a voodoo priest dances to the relentless drum beat of…

Album Review: Florence + The Machine – Ceremonials

“And I did cartwheels in your honour. Dancing on tiptoes; my own secret ceremonials” When you first sit down and listen to Ceremonials, there is a blissful moment when you realize you’re not in Kansas anymore. You’ve been transported to some strange and wonderful dreamlike location; where ghosts roam the streets, lovers embrace and break…

Florence + The Machine “Shake It Out”

“And it’s hard to dance with a devil on your back, so shake him off.” Hi, everybody! You know, I just couldn’t help myself. I just had post this. This week we got some more super-exciting Florence + The Machine news. The groups previously untitled second album has now been titled, Ceremonials, and a new…

Florence and The Machine “What The Water Gave Me”

“Oh, my love. Don’t forget me.” Hey, music lovers! Did you miss me? Yeah, I know you did (*wink*). Guess what? I’ve got some super-awesome music news for you today. This past week Florence and The Machine announced that their highly anticipated second album – The title is unknown as of yet – will be…

Press Play Friday: Music Obsession – Florence + The Machine

Cosmic Love Hello, my fellow music addicts. Happy Press Play Friday! I really don’t even have to ask if you have a music obsession. I know you do. If you’re like me, music is always playing. There’s always a song running in your mind, trying very hard to keep you from doing your work. It’s…

NerdTube: Florence + The Machine – “Heavy In Your Arms”

“Are you strong enough to stand, protecting both your heart and mine?” The official video for (My hero) Florence + The Machines song Heavy In Your Arms was released on Monday. The song is featured in that movie franchise I talk about a lot (*cough* Eclipse *cough*). Now this is one of my favorite Flo…

Press Play Friday: Florence + The Machine

On this Press Play Friday we get to know Florence + The Machine “I want my music to sound like throwing yourself out of a tree, or off a tall building, or as if you’re being sucked down into the ocean and you can’t breathe,” says Florence Welch. “It’s something overwhelming and all-encompassing that fills…