Monday, August 16 2010
Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.
Thursday, March 6 2014
On Iska Dhaaf's debut Even the Sun Will Burn, the bittersweet hints of '60s psychedelia lend depth and texture to catchy indie-pop melodies.
While shoegaze influences are front and center for Spotlight Kid, a better point of reference for Ten Thousand Hours might be Smashing Pumpkins, circa Siamese Dream.
During this three album stretch, Genesis evinced as much growth and glory as any of their prog brethren, and the banner they raised still casts a huge and heavy shadow over everything that followed.
Wednesday, March 5 2014
One comes away from Don Drummond with a clearer sense of who the man was and why he is considered by many to be the best musician so few people have ever heard of.
Tuesday, March 4 2014
André Cymone has a long history of collaboration with Prince, as well as being a top notch producer and solo artist. With his latest album, The Stone, Cymone shows us why rock is always better with the funk.
Even though Music & Sports puts the spotlight Lune's ethereal vocals, her electropop compositions have enough texture and energy to give her a solid foundation to build on.
St. Carolyn by the Sea / There Will Be Blood is a breathtaking classic for the future. Pop/classical crossovers will never be the same.
This is an LP that merits liberal use of the repeat button, and, even when it occasionally misfires, there’s always something interesting just around the corner.
These songs are dull, forgettable, and mostly interchangeable.