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Thursday, September 1 2011

Tommy Stinson: One Man Mutiny

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

Company of Thieves: Running From a Gamble

Indie rock band Company of Thieves touches on a little of everything on their scattered sophomore effort.


Wednesday, August 24 2011

The Decemberists: iTunes Session EP

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

The Great Book of John: The Great Book of John

Essential listening for anyone with even a casual interest in either Wilco or Radiohead.


Thursday, August 4 2011

Collections of Colonies of Bees: Giving

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

The Globes: Future Self

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.


Brian Keenan: Today This Year

Today This Year is a crackling statement – or, at least, it starts out that way.


Wednesday, July 27 2011

Old 97s: Grand Theatre Volume 2

Venerable alt-country bingers double dip on fan-approved album series.


Tuesday, July 26 2011

Washed Out: Within and Without

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: Infinity City

Sleepy Kitty shows some promise, but Infinity City feels like a band trying to figure out how to make a full-length album.


Robotanists: Plans in Progress (Capsule Reviews) [20.Jul.11]
The Phoenix Foundation: Buffalo (Reviews) [6.Jul.11]
Witches: Forever (Capsule Reviews) [28.Jun.11]
Nucular Aminals: Nucular Aminals (Reviews) [22.Jun.11]
TV Ghost: Mass Dream (Capsule Reviews) [22.Jun.11]
The Love Me Nots: The Demon and the Devotee (Capsule Reviews) [16.Jun.11]
Skeletons: People (Capsule Reviews) [15.Jun.11]
Country Mice: Twister (Reviews) [7.Jun.11]
I Blame Coco: The Constant (Reviews) [7.Jun.11]
Augustana: Augustana (Reviews) [30.May.11]
Peter Case: The Case Files (Reviews) [26.May.11]
Ghost Bunny: Ghost Bunny (Capsule Reviews) [12.May.11]
City Center: Redeemer (Reviews) [11.May.11]
Virgin Islands: Ernie Chambers V. God (Capsule Reviews) [11.May.11]
We Are the City: High School EP (Capsule Reviews) [8.May.11]
Ravishers: Ravishers (Capsule Reviews) [6.May.11]
Mazes: A Thousand Heys (Reviews) [5.May.11]
About Group: Start and Complete (Reviews) [3.May.11]
Colourmusic: My ____ Is Pink (Reviews) [26.Apr.11]
The Ash Lovelies: Ode to Arlington (Capsule Reviews) [20.Apr.11]
Figurines: Figurines (Reviews) [13.Apr.11]
Eisley: The Valley (Reviews) [12.Apr.11]
Peter Bjorn and John: Gimme Some (Reviews) [30.Mar.11]
Hotels: On the Casino Floor (Capsule Reviews) [28.Mar.11]
Empress Hotel: Empress Hotel EP (Reviews) [21.Mar.11]
Eulogies: Tear the Fences Down (Reviews) [20.Mar.11]
New Numbers: Vacationland (Capsule Reviews) [6.Mar.11]
Easter Island: Better Things EP (Capsule Reviews) [2.Mar.11]
Way Yes: Walkability (Capsule Reviews) [22.Feb.11]
Old Light: The Dirty Future (Reviews) [16.Jan.11]
Is Indie Really the New Punk? (Sound Affects) [11.Nov.10]
The Posies: Blood / Candy (Reviews) [5.Oct.10]
Brad Laner: Natural Selections (Capsule Reviews) [3.Oct.10]
Camu Tao: King of Hearts (Reviews) [26.Sep.10]
The Clientele: Minotaur (Reviews) [16.Sep.10]
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