Thursday, February 26 2015
The Brooklyn duo Bob and Martha came together "an explosive firework of creativity and kittens". One spin of their newest tune, "We Leave", makes it evident that description is no exaggeration.
Smoky and nocturnal, the title track off of the New York City-based Allies for Everyone's Bunker EP is a sharp blend of catchiness and moodiness.
Thursday, November 6 2014
Allergic to Water, Ani DiFranco's 18th album, lacks the political engagement and sharply hewn wit that distinguished her earlier work.
Thursday, October 30 2014
Sloan's jaw-dropping double album Commonwealth strikes a perfect synergy between the band's identity and the collective identities of its members.
Wednesday, October 29 2014
Experimental folktronic-pop duo Euan McMeeken and Matthew Collings have their second Graveyard Tapes album, White Rooms, ready to rock this November.
We look through the varied and vivacious 20-year discography of Sloan album by album, charting this underrated group's significant achievements.
Wednesday, June 25 2014
The simple alt-country of Lines West's music goes a long ways in softening the Connecticut band's intense lyrical explorations, as its new single "Lover" attests.
Wednesday, August 21 2013
A safe, solid deliverance from White Lies, but nothing spectacular.
Monday, August 5 2013
Reissue of 2003 effort from reliable singer-songwriter Damien Jurado shows how little time has passed. Bonus materials truly enhance an already ridiculously good record.
Monday, July 8 2013
New York Times best-selling author Caroline Leavitt discusses her new novel about a family who must brave the hostile status quo of '50s American suburban life while being as different from their neighbors as possible.