Tuesday, May 3 2011
Comprised of past or present members of – or contributors to – Hot Chip, This Heat and Spiritualized, About Group craft a sophomore release that’s somewhat improvisational in nature to surprisingly listenable results.
Tuesday, April 26 2011
Man, My ____ Is Pink spends a lot of time just trying to freak you out!
Wednesday, April 20 2011
Ode to Arlington is a cringe-fest that’s virtually unlistenable.
Monday, April 18 2011
Forever Today is an infectious, catchy-as-hell, big, breezy, summery statement that doesn’t boast a single bad apple across its expansive ten tracks.
Sunday, April 17 2011
Here's your introduction to MICAH rock, my admittedly cheesy acronym for music that has, at one time or another, been defined as modern, indie, college, alternative, and hipster music.
Wednesday, April 13 2011
This is not the sound of a band trying to branch out and try something different, per se; Figurines winds up sounding like stuff you’ve heard elsewhere, and done a whole lot better.
Tuesday, April 12 2011
Painful experiences lent a helping hand in transforming a good indie rock band into a great one.
Wednesday, March 30 2011
For all intents and purposes, Gimme Some is the logical follow-up that should have come on the heels of Writer’s Block.
Monday, March 28 2011
Imagine if the Smiths collided with OK Computer-era Radiohead on the set of a spaghetti western, and you’ll get an idea of the cinematic scope that Hotels is shooting for.
Monday, March 21 2011
This is an inconsistent but fairly engaging EP, one that shows a band trying out a bunch of different things.