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Wednesday, June 5 2013

The Maine: Forever Halloween

After being AltPress cover models for too long, the Maine traded in their easy subgenre hits for real independence. Now, on their second effort without major label support, the band hires the Raconteurs' Brendan Benson to approach, and while not everything works, it's still a somewhat admirable effort, particularly on the lyrical front.


Friday, May 25 2012

Early Summer 2012 New Music Playlist

The unofficial beginning of summer brings another playlist with 15 new songs by the Walkmen, Santigold, Spiritualized and more.


Thursday, February 17 2011

Jon Lindsay: Escape From Plaza-Midwood

Charlotte-based singer-songwriter compares love to a Ponzi scheme and honors his power pop forbears.


Tuesday, July 7 2009

Brendan Benson - My Old, Familiar Friend (new album / MP3)


Thursday, April 3 2008

The Raconteurs: Consolers of the Lonely

Consolers is a labored album, the product of much studio tinkering and a desperate need for the band to prove themselves as a "serious" outfit.


Tuesday, March 29 2005

Brendan Benson: The Alternative to Love

With music that's deceptively simple and lyrics often prone to over-rhyming, Benson still manages to deliver another melodic winner.


Thursday, April 11 2002

Brendan Benson: Lapalco


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