Bat for Lashes Review: The Haunted Man

Bat for Lashes

The Haunted Man

Review of Bat for Lashes latest album, The Haunted Man

Halloween is gone, but the Haunting remains. Well…at least The Haunted Man.

Natasha Khan, also known as British songstress Bat for Lashes, has a name better fit for a Bond Girl then a singer/songwriter, but the Pakistani-born songwriter’s music does have the allure and intrigue that comes with a Bond film. This past Tuesday, Bat for Lashes released her third album in The Haunted Man, with an album very much like its cover: odd, bold, revealing, and frankly naked (or at least more so than her last two ornate efforts).
Continue reading “Bat for Lashes Review: The Haunted Man”


LxListening: Four Ladies and a Little Man

This post is kind of like this…but not at all.

For this week’s Lxlistening, I wanted to highlight several tracks that have come out this year whose album we failed to review.  Even though each album was noteworthy enough for me to go, “Hey guys, I’m gonna review this”, for some reason reviewing another album (or life in general) got in the way.  Good or bad (mostly good), I hoped this week to give you a some brief feelings on the album as well as the chosen track.  And yes, surprise surprise, my focus is mostly on strong female singers this week.  But hey, even the only man on the list is attracted to dudes, so I have some semblance of a theme.  Here we go.
Continue reading “LxListening: Four Ladies and a Little Man”