Geoff Nelson is a Brooklyn, NY music journalist who writes for a variety of publications including Impose Magazine and Bowery Presents House List. Someone once told him he emphasizes moments of running and kissing. He wasn’t sure if this was an insult or not. He tweets at http://twitter.com/32feet and writes the music site 32ftpersecond.blogspot.com; mistakes were made.
Sunday, September 8 2013
The question of the ubiquity of folk revival is different from how long it will last. Instead, we could be asking whether the Lumineers and Mumford can tear down the establishment when they're in the mainstream.
Wednesday, March 27 2013
The sound, the cultural shifts, and the new way of doing business in the Internet-era music industry may have made the Strokes stars in 2001, but also contained the recipe for their undoing. Is Comedown Machine it for the Strokes?
Monday, January 7 2013
As massive and broadly defined as EDM has become, is it hollow at its center?
Sunday, October 12 2014
How many times can you challenge your audience to join you at the top of the room before these big moves become big tropes?
Sunday, September 28 2014
Tomorrow's Modern Boxes isn't about any new technology, even with its faux-edgy release through bittorrent; it's about the old question about the power and limitations of our human containers.
Sunday, September 28 2014
On third LP, Mended With Gold, the band pursues escape velocity with the most commitment yet, making the most bombastic and polished arrangements of their career.
Sunday, September 21 2014
The contradiction of all second records but especially this one: Be what people expect when people want something unexpected.
Tuesday, August 5 2014
The hooks are here, even when the lyrics aren't: a pleasant night drive to absolutely nowhere.
Thursday, July 11 2013
One of the best independent rock songs of 2013, Twin Peaks' "Irene" roots itself in layers of fuzz and reverb effect.
Monday, June 24 2013
One of the best bands coming out of LA over the past few years, Happy Hollows return in advance of their next record, Amethyst, with "Galaxy", backing the already riveting and retrofitted "Endless".
Monday, March 25 2013
London's Keebo channels portions of Warpaint's freezing-cold guitar pop and Best Coast's sun-blasted half-anthems.
Thursday, March 7 2013
Like a slightly more austere Wildcat! Wildcat!, Britain's Aquilo (or A Q U I L O for maximum visual impact) make a version of this same genre of glittering, slow-drive pop.
Tuesday, February 26 2013
A very promising act out of Sheffield, Blessa return with their second single, "Pale".