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In Studio: Wild Beasts

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

British rock group Wild Beasts have a thing for the tormented torch song - and their third album, called “Smother,” delivers faithfully. The new release from the Mercury prize nominees features minimalist electronic beats and singer Hayden Thorpe’s vocalizing, which ranges from falsetto to growl. The band joins us in studio to perform live.


Wild Beasts

Comments [4]

Robert from Greenpoint, Brooklyn

There are two main vocalists, Hayden Thorpe and Tom Fleming. Both are great, but I prefer the sound of Tom Fleming.

Jul. 14 2011 12:33 PM
Eric from Brooklyn

Reminds me of Antony and the Johnsons mixed with Temper Trap

Jul. 13 2011 03:03 PM
thatgirl from manhattan

love when you give time to new music, john! SO much better than smackdowns and people fighting over points of view in general. love wild beasts!

Jul. 13 2011 02:58 PM
capper from nyc

They familiar with the work of Jack Lukeman?

Jul. 13 2011 02:50 PM

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