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Monday, October 17 2011

Real Estate: Days

The songs on Days could be largely interchangeable with those on Real Estate, and, what’s more, there isn’t a really obvious attention grabber of a tune here as “Beach Comber” was in introducing the debut disc.


Wednesday, October 12 2011

Lake Street Dive: Live at the Lizard Lounge

Live at the Lizard Lounge, which was recorded earlier this year at a Boston-area hometown show, has an amazing soundtrack but a rather underwhelming video to accompany it.


Wednesday, October 5 2011

Masters of the Hemisphere: Maybe These Are the Breaks

Maybe These Are the Breaks is a well-crafted album of sad-sack songs rendered in Masters of the Hemisphere’s trademark bubblegum-pop framework, though it is also frustratingly inconsistent and poorly ordered.


Monday, October 3 2011

Siskiyou: Keep Away the Dead

Keep Away the Dead is something of an intriguing album, enough for one to come to terms with it and embrace it for at least trying to up the ante with what can be constructed out of woodsy, folkloric sounds.


Whisperlights: Surfaces

Sunbaked Phoenix, AZ, septet Whisperlights clearly draws as much inspiration from geography as from etymology on Surfaces.


Thursday, September 29 2011

Das Racist: Relax

Where once they might have been subtle in criticising the predomination of pop culture, Relax shows Das Racist wanting to now be a part of it.


Tuesday, September 20 2011

Jens Lekman: An Argument With Myself EP

This EP cements and solidifies Lekman’s status as one of the most dependable and vital songwriters at work today.


Wednesday, September 14 2011

The Dear Hunter: The Color Spectrum

All the way from its incredible creation and sonic display to its variety of presentations, The Color Spectrum has covered all of the bases and proved itself as an album worthy of repeated listens.


Friday, September 9 2011

Girls: Father, Son, Holy Ghost

As good as their debut Album is, the band has utterly surpassed itself with the cosmic Father, Son, Holy Ghost.


Thursday, September 8 2011

Memoryhouse: The Years EP

The Years EP is the kind of record that you’d listen to on headphones while reclining against a tree on a grassy knoll in the late evening, watching the sun go down and seeing pinkish red light reflect on billowing clouds lazily floating by overhead.


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Mazes: A Thousand Heys (Reviews) [5.May.11]
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