Monday, August 2 2010
Foals successfully translate their complex indie rock into a live setting on this EP.
Thursday, July 29 2010
Monday, June 28 2010
Equal parts fragile and robust, plus tight song construction and savvy lyricism. In short, a rollicking good listen.
Thursday, June 17 2010
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, Jeannine Kaspar turns in one the best performances of the year.
Monday, June 7 2010
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
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
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.
Sunday, March 7 2010
We celebrate the life and work of singer-songwriter and Sparklehorse frontman Mark Linkous, who will be remembered as one of the most earnest, distinctive American songwriters of his generation. Truly, he will be missed.
Thursday, January 14 2010
The decade's most memorable reunion stories have not been cash grabs by classic rock giants, but unexpected comebacks by some of indie's most valuable players. Here's why.