Thursday, August 12 2010
Less introspective than Laura, and more overtly emotive than Explosions in the Sky, Gifts from Enola shows us the heavier side of post-rock while reminding us to stop, inhale, and release.
Thursday, July 29 2010
Laswell’s rich voice and musicianship drip with sincerity throughout Take a Bow, making this one of the most genuine and surprisingly uplifting albums of the year.
Wednesday, July 21 2010
Deadmalls and Nightfalls is a musical map to the psyches of its performers. You will want to know the words by heart to sing under the haze of summer starlight.
Tuesday, June 29 2010
Lustre is ultimately an album that greets life’s up and downs, victories and defeats, calms and frenzies, with enthusiasm. Put another way: Ed Harcourt will light up your life.
Wednesday, May 26 2010
Kayo Dot have crafted something meaningful for themselves that exudes an emotive purity, an untainted earnestness, that most bands can never hope to achieve.