This Week in the Mercury

Novel Filmmaking

Film

Novel Filmmaking

Listen Up Philip: Like a Book! That Is Also a Movie!


Up & Coming

Music

Up & Coming

This Week's Music Previews



Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Hockey "Learn To Lose" Video

Posted by Ezra Ace Caraeff on Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 8:35 AM

My biggest concern on the seemingly overnight ascent of Hockey is how this band will follow up their evolution from basement act to UK—if not global—pop darlings. Judging by "Learn To Lose," their new UK single and seven-inch, Hockey will be more than fine.

Equally as infectious as the finest moments of Mind Chaos, the single benefits greatly from a loose instrumental backing, well-placed female vocals, and the carefree delivery of frontman Benjamin Grubin. The song is great, but I think his hat is worse than the headbands. What does this band have against hair?

Comments (0)

Subscribe to this thread:

Comments are closed.

All contents © Index Newspapers, LLC

115 SW Ash St. Suite 600
Portland, OR 97204

Contact Info | Privacy Policy | Production Guidelines | Terms of Use | Takedown Policy