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Tuesday, August 24 2010

Keegan DeWitt: Nothing Shows

DeWitt’s a talented songwriter, and so far he seems worthy of the Daytrotter brand.


Sunday, August 22 2010

S. Carey: All We Grow

Bon Iver member S. Carey strikes out on his own, to interesting but mixed results.


Monday, August 2 2010

Foals: iTunes Festival London 2010 EP

Foals successfully translate their complex indie rock into a live setting on this EP.


Monday, June 28 2010

Sean Hayes: Run Wolves Run

Equal parts fragile and robust, plus tight song construction and savvy lyricism. In short, a rollicking good listen.


Thursday, June 17 2010

Daniel Johnston and BEAM: Beam Me Up!!

Daniel Johnston has decided to dust off some of his classic-period material through Beam Me Up!! in an effort to make these songs seem more palatable to a general audience.


Wednesday, June 9 2010

In ‘Paper Covers Rock’ Death is Easy, Life is Hard

In Paper Covers Rock, Jeannine Kaspar turns in one the best performances of the year.


Monday, June 7 2010

Devon Sproule: Don’t Hurry for Heaven!

Sproule's fifth album reasserts the singer-songwriter''s ability to make original and intriguing art from what she finds around her, using quirky arrangements to elevate the everyday and to invite passersby into a world of intimacy.


Monday, May 10 2010

Serena-Maneesh: S-M 2: Abyss in B Minor

This album was meant to be a “rock ’n’ roll chamber of magic", but, in truth, the end result is more like a distorted hall of mirrors that render an otherwise skinny person into something fat and ugly.


Wednesday, April 14 2010

Pour Some Sugarland on Me: Why Country Music Is the New Classic Rock

Question: Since everyone seems to love the big arena-rock of the '80s, why don't they make records like that anymore? Answer: They do. It's called country music, now.


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MV + EE: Barn Nova (Reviews) [22.Oct.09]
Asa: Asa (Asha) (Reviews) [9.Mar.09]
Aqualung: Words and Music (Reviews) [22.Oct.08]
Rain: Rain (Capsule Reviews) [30.Sep.08]
Justine: Justine (Capsule Reviews) [18.Sep.08]
Wolftron- Flesh & Fears (Reviews) [3.Jun.08]
Meg Hutchinson: Come Up Full (Capsule Reviews) [5.Mar.08]
Daniel Johnston (Reviews) [2.Mar.08]
soso: Tinfoil on the Windows (Capsule Reviews) [29.Jan.08]
KT Tunstall: Drastic Fantastic (Reviews) [3.Oct.07]
Ferraby Lionheart: Catch The Brass Ring (Capsule Reviews) [4.Sep.07]
Wax Mannequin: Orchard & Ire (Capsule Reviews) [20.Aug.07]
Nedelle: The Locksmith Cometh (Capsule Reviews) [1.Aug.07]
Benni Hemm Hemm: Kajak (Reviews) [3.Jun.07]
Daniel Johnston: Fear Yourself (Reviews) [22.May.03]
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