Thursday, September 1 2011
One Man Mutiny is a showcase for former Replacement Tommy Stinson’s skills mining disparate genres of music, from the blues to jangle pop to country.
Tuesday, August 30 2011
Indie rock band Company of Thieves touches on a little of everything on their scattered sophomore effort.
Wednesday, August 24 2011
The iTunes Session EP, with its almost exact recreation of album cuts, all but makes more real and palatable a possible lack of creativity with the band.
Sunday, August 14 2011
Essential listening for anyone with even a casual interest in either Wilco or Radiohead.
Thursday, August 4 2011
Collections of Colonies of Bees may be better known for being one half of Volcano Choir – Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon is the other half – but Giving’s broad scope and post-rock theatrics may help them create a bit of buzz as their own important entity.
Sunday, July 31 2011
While Future Self has a loftiness to it, there are very few individual songs that really stand out – everything is coated in a veneer of desperation, of an almost faux attempt at being down and out for the sheer sake of it.
Today This Year is a crackling statement – or, at least, it starts out that way.
Wednesday, July 27 2011
Venerable alt-country bingers double dip on fan-approved album series.
Tuesday, July 26 2011
Within and Without is a pretty lush and orchestrated album, and it seems otherworldly and existing in its own place in the musical stratosphere.
Monday, July 25 2011
Sleepy Kitty shows some promise, but Infinity City feels like a band trying to figure out how to make a full-length album.