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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.


Thursday, September 1 2011

Tommy Stinson: One Man Mutiny

One Man Mutiny is a showcase for former Replacement Tommy Stinson’s skills mining disparate genres of music, from the blues to jangle pop to country.


Tuesday, August 30 2011

Company of Thieves: Running From a Gamble

Indie rock band Company of Thieves touches on a little of everything on their scattered sophomore effort.


Wednesday, August 24 2011

The Decemberists: iTunes Session EP

The iTunes Session EP, with its almost exact recreation of album cuts, all but makes more real and palatable a possible lack of creativity with the band.


Sunday, August 14 2011

The Great Book of John: The Great Book of John

Essential listening for anyone with even a casual interest in either Wilco or Radiohead.


Thursday, August 4 2011

Collections of Colonies of Bees: Giving

Collections of Colonies of Bees may be better known for being one half of Volcano Choir – Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon is the other half – but Giving’s broad scope and post-rock theatrics may help them create a bit of buzz as their own important entity.


Sunday, July 31 2011

The Globes: Future Self

While Future Self has a loftiness to it, there are very few individual songs that really stand out – everything is coated in a veneer of desperation, of an almost faux attempt at being down and out for the sheer sake of it.


Brian Keenan: Today This Year

Today This Year is a crackling statement – or, at least, it starts out that way.


Old 97s: Grand Theatre Volume 2 (Reviews) [27.Jul.11]
Washed Out: Within and Without (Reviews) [26.Jul.11]
Sleepy Kitty: Infinity City (Capsule Reviews) [25.Jul.11]
Robotanists: Plans in Progress (Capsule Reviews) [20.Jul.11]
The Phoenix Foundation: Buffalo (Reviews) [6.Jul.11]
Witches: Forever (Capsule Reviews) [28.Jun.11]
Nucular Aminals: Nucular Aminals (Reviews) [22.Jun.11]
TV Ghost: Mass Dream (Capsule Reviews) [22.Jun.11]
The Love Me Nots: The Demon and the Devotee (Capsule Reviews) [16.Jun.11]
Skeletons: People (Capsule Reviews) [15.Jun.11]
Country Mice: Twister (Reviews) [7.Jun.11]
I Blame Coco: The Constant (Reviews) [7.Jun.11]
Augustana: Augustana (Reviews) [30.May.11]
Peter Case: The Case Files (Reviews) [26.May.11]
Ghost Bunny: Ghost Bunny (Capsule Reviews) [12.May.11]
City Center: Redeemer (Reviews) [11.May.11]
Virgin Islands: Ernie Chambers V. God (Capsule Reviews) [11.May.11]
We Are the City: High School EP (Capsule Reviews) [8.May.11]
Ravishers: Ravishers (Capsule Reviews) [6.May.11]
Mazes: A Thousand Heys (Reviews) [5.May.11]
About Group: Start and Complete (Reviews) [3.May.11]
Colourmusic: My ____ Is Pink (Reviews) [26.Apr.11]
The Ash Lovelies: Ode to Arlington (Capsule Reviews) [20.Apr.11]
Figurines: Figurines (Reviews) [13.Apr.11]
Eisley: The Valley (Reviews) [12.Apr.11]
Peter Bjorn and John: Gimme Some (Reviews) [30.Mar.11]
Hotels: On the Casino Floor (Capsule Reviews) [28.Mar.11]
Empress Hotel: Empress Hotel EP (Reviews) [21.Mar.11]
Eulogies: Tear the Fences Down (Reviews) [20.Mar.11]
New Numbers: Vacationland (Capsule Reviews) [6.Mar.11]
Easter Island: Better Things EP (Capsule Reviews) [2.Mar.11]
Way Yes: Walkability (Capsule Reviews) [22.Feb.11]
Old Light: The Dirty Future (Reviews) [16.Jan.11]
Is Indie Really the New Punk? (Sound Affects) [11.Nov.10]
The Posies: Blood / Candy (Reviews) [5.Oct.10]
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