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Monday, November 7 2011

The Golden Seals: Increase The Sweetness

The Golden Seals leaves its most obvious influences unnamed, but if you believe one thing you read today, it should be that Increase the Sweetness is the best thing to happen to contemporary pop since Fountains of Wayne and Ben Folds Five made indie-pop cool again.


Thursday, September 22 2011

Mates of State: Mountaintops

Indie rock's favourite husband and wife act tinker with expanding their sound on their sixth album of original material, with uneven results.


Tuesday, June 14 2011

Comet Gain: Howl of the Lonely Crowd

Musically, Comet Gain has been deft at creating perfect distorted pop trifles, but lyrics are another matter. Other indie-pop and post-punk bands, as well as smart films and books, are name-checked for no real reason other than to imply coolness.


Tuesday, January 18 2011

Englishman: Englishman

The stunning beauty contained on this album is something to behold. Certainly one of the best albums of 2010, and I fear my simple words won't convey what I feel in my heart.


Tuesday, January 19 2010

Headlights: Wildlife

On their third album, the indie-pop perennials attempt to avoid a sugary pop-induced stomach ache with gloomy experimentation.


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