Tuesday, September 20 2011
This EP cements and solidifies Lekman’s status as one of the most dependable and vital songwriters at work today.
Wednesday, September 14 2011
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
As good as their debut Album is, the band has utterly surpassed itself with the cosmic Father, Son, Holy Ghost.
Thursday, September 8 2011
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
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
Indie rock band Company of Thieves touches on a little of everything on their scattered sophomore effort.
Wednesday, August 24 2011
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
Essential listening for anyone with even a casual interest in either Wilco or Radiohead.
Thursday, August 4 2011
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
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.