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The Best Of ’05 As Chosen By The Best Of ’06: iLiKETRAiNS

by Tim Lee

The Best Of ’05 Chosen By The Best Of ’06:iLiKETRAiNSiLiKETRAiNS – also fond of cheesy snacks iLiKETRAiNS aren’t exactly cheery, that’s true.But have you been…




Eminem – Slim Shady’s Final Curtain Call?


“Curtain Call. n: an appearance by actor or performer at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the...

Long-View


Mancunian quartet Long-View have been around for about three years now, releasing a debut album, Mercury, in 2003 which spawned hit singles such as Further...

Soulfly


Soulfly’s frontman Max Cavalera is one of the noisiest men on Earth, but he’s surprisingly soft-spoken when talking about Soulfly 3.Metal’s answer to world music,...

Eileen Rose


Eileen Rose recently released her second solo album, the rich tapestry that is Long Shot Novena.The Italian-American singer-songwriter has collaborated with members of Alabama 3...


Interview – Gary Jules


After a Christmas Number One single with his cover version of Tears For Fears’ Mad World, and all of the exposure such an achievement entails,...

Interview – The Beta Band


Interview: The Beta BandThe Beta Band.Remember when The Beta Band were going to be Britain’s Next Big Thing and Noel Gallagher was proclaiming that he’d...

Interview – The Cinematics


The Cinematics are one band who you’ll be hearing plenty of in 2006. A four piece from Glasgow via the Scottish highlands, they’re set to...

Interview – Extol


Now in the 11th year of their career, Extol have released four full-length albums and toured relentlessly to get themselves on a (major) metal label...

Interview – HIM


Finnish goth-rockers HIM became superstars with the hugely successful Love Metal album and are now about to release its follow-up, Dark Light.musicOMH took the opportunity...

Interview – Brian: Ken Sweeney Q&A


Following the release of Brian’s second album Bring Trouble, the quiet, resolutely unstarry Ken Sweeney has been lauded in the press.Now he’s been nominated for...

Interview – Mark Owen


Mark Owen is an implausibly nice bloke.Emerging from a room at his press company offices where he’s been holed up in another interview, and dressed...

Interview – Nickelback


Interview: NickelbackNickelbackIn 2001, a song called How You Remind Me was ubiquitous and quite inescapable.The band responsible, Nickelback, are back with new album All The...

Interview – The Rakes


The post-Libertines fallout has seen a large number of new London based punk rock bands emerge on to the scene.One of these are The Rakes,...

Interview – Skin


Skin, one of the few black women ever to front a successful rock band, is back – but the shaven head and politics are gone.The...

Interview – Tim Deluxe


One of the success stories of the last couple of years in dance music has been Darren Emerson’s Underwater label, responsible for quality house music...

Interview – Cherie Charles


The name Cherie Charles may not seem familiar, but if I replaced Charles with Ocean and said her father’s name is Billy, then you might...

Interview – Five O’Clock Heroes


Five O’Clock Heroes are a rock ‘n’ roll quartet from New York. A two parts British, two parts American outfit, they’ve gained a fair amount...

Interview – Death Cab For Cutie


Death Cab for Cutie are in the middle of the most important year of their careers to date.Having switched from an independent label to Atlantic,...