Having recently spent a month opening for Coldplay across North America, London-based Australian quartet Howling Bells are certainly well-traveled and well-equipped for arena-sized projection. They’ve previously toured Europe with the Killers and Australia with Snow Patrol, and the band’s second album yields an expansive, somewhat-retro sound that’s rife with plunging guitars, inky keys, a submerged rhythm section and Juanita Stein’s earnest yet detached vocals—bored and sultry... More >>>