Review: Editors’ ‘Violence’ Tracks Reimagined On ‘The Blanck Mass Sessions’

Last February, Editors revealed they would be releasing The Blanck Mass Sessions, an album of reimagined takes on the songs fans first heard on their 2018 album, Violence. While Violence offered a masterful blend of Editors' rock and electronic sides, the songs didn't always sound so balanced. The band first sent their recordings to Blanck…

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Editors Release New Song “Barricades” With Mesmerizing Music Video

Last month, Editors announced that for this year's Record Store Day, they'll be sharing an EP, The Blanck Mass Sessions. The 8-song set includes 7 alternative versions of songs from their 2018 album, Violence, plus one previously unheard track, "Barricades." Today, Editors released the new song along with a captivating mechanical music video. "Barricades" opens…

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Editors Record New Music With Jacknife In Los Angeles

Last month, Editors shocked and delighted fans when they returned to the studio to work on new tunes. It’s been less than a year since they released their stunning sixth record, Violence. (It was one of our favorites of 2018.) Now, the band is in Los Angeles recording music with producer Jacknife. Editors notably worked with…

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Editors Already Recording “New Tunes” For Next Album

Great news, Editors fans! The band is already in the studio working on new tunes! It's been less than a year since they released their stunning sixth record, Violence. (It was one of our favorites of 2018.) After extensive touring and four singles - "Magazine," "Hallelujah (So Low)," "Darkness At The Door," and "Cold" -…

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Editors’ Tom Smith Joins UNKLE On New Track, “The Other Side”

Editors frontman Tom Smith teamed up with the experimental music group UNKLE for a new single, "The Other Side." It's a surprising pairing, yet it's not the first time they've collaborated. UNKLE recently shared an epic remix of Editors' latest single, "Cold," so this new collaboration is the natural next step. Composer and cellist Philip…

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Smith & Burrows Debut First New Song In 7 Years, “All The Best Moves”

Back in 2011, Tom Smith of Editors teamed up with Andy Burrows of We Are Scientists to form Smith & Burrows. That November, the pair released their debut album together, Funny Looking Angels. Comprised of covers and original songs, the Christmas album offered a unique take on the winter holidays. Seven years have since passed,…

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Editors Unveil Music Video For “Cold,” 4th Single From ‘Violence’

Editors released their sixth studio album, Violence, earlier this year. Following "Magazine," "Hallelujah (So Low)," and "Darkness At The Door," the band is now back with their fourth single. "Cold" opens the record on a high note, gently building into a song that is immediately catchy and endlessly delightful. Frontman Tom Smith croons to someone…

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Editors Highlight Live Show In “Darkness At The Door” Music Video

Last month, Editors released their sixth album, Violence. Following "Magazine" and "Hallelujah (So Low)," they've launched "Darkness At The Door" as the third single. It's perhaps the cheeriest song on the album, and among the lighter tunes among their entire catalog, its name notwithstanding. The song celebrates friendships that last and always feel like home.…

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Review: Editors Masterfully Blend Rock & Electronic Sides On ‘Violence’

Editors are a unique band that have long balanced two opposing sides that make up their repertoire. In 2005, they launched their career with energetic, guitar-driven music, a band-oriented sound that fit with modern British rock of the time. But after a second album in that same style, Editors were ready to explore new territory.…

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Editors Drop Second ‘Violence’ Single, “Hallelujah (So Low)”

Following "Magazine" last month, Editors is back with their second single ahead of their forthcoming album, Violence. "Hallelujah (So Low)" is an intense and dynamic song that introduces fans to a whole new side of Editors. The song starts with strummed acoustic guitar over a drum machine, frontman Tom Smith singing about his worth compared…

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Editors Share “Magazine” Ahead Of Upcoming Album, ‘Violence’

Editors have spent the last two weeks teasing their upcoming music, and the big day is finally here. The band just released "Magazine," the first single from their forthcoming album, Violence. Editors frontman Tom Smith joined Jo Whiley on BBC Radio 2 to premiere "Magazine" last night. The song is energetic, deftly blending the band's…

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