Monday, September 26 2011
RIYL: Garrison Keillor; that O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack you haven't dusted off since 2002; carpetbagging.
Sunday, September 25 2011
The folkloric Brooklyn band of indie rock fame return almost five years later with their third and most cohesive LP.
Higgs' sophomore follow-up is a pretty good album that suffers from the fate of unoriginal ubiquity.
Thursday, September 22 2011
Never before has an anthology been so accurately named. This truly is the best of Quantic for both fans and newcomers alike.
Wednesday, September 14 2011
Foreigner's skill at cloning past compilations with a new disguise hasn't faded with time. While it may be good for the band's pocketbook, it's hardly that for anyone else.
All the Apparatus is a rollicking, eclectic, and hysteric form of indie rock, perfect for those who prefer celebration over navel-gazing.
Tuesday, September 6 2011
Once the Next Big Thing, the Rapture return after a five-year absence with an album that doesn't do much to reestablish their reputation.
Tuesday, August 9 2011
Spencer Krug (Wolf Parade, Sunset Rubdown) records an album composed on an organ, and it's Krug through-and-through, for better or worse.
Sunday, August 7 2011
A step back from the bolder experimentation on previous records, Sondre Lerche unfortunately loses some of the excellence of Lerche's past work.
Wednesday, August 3 2011
It sounds like the Beatles piano-driven tracks, and is that ever a bad thing?