Wednesday, June 22 2011
Mass Dream will scare the bejesus out of you with its horrific cacophony of white noise, combining the surf guitar and rockabilly elements of the Cramps with the art-punk stylings of early Pere Ubu.
Thursday, June 16 2011
More hooks and swagger than you can shake a garage opener at.
Wednesday, June 15 2011
Bakesale is a totemic touchstone of a record, one that is arguably as important to the development of indie rock as a form as Guided by Voices’ Bee Thousand and Pavement’s Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain.
People is a dense, challenging listen, one that's grounded in reality and ever so more compelling as a result of it.
Tuesday, June 7 2011
There is a ragged glory to the sounds of Country Mice’s debut album, Twister, and the flannel factor flies ferociously.
By turns aggressive and vulnerable, sophisticated and childlike, punk and pop, The Constant is the product of a young, but talented, multi-faceted artist.
Monday, June 6 2011
Two Matchsticks is a confidently assured collection of 12 songs that work extremely well together in a consistent, even, and oak varnished form.
Monday, May 30 2011
Indie rock band Augustana attempts to find itself on self-titled release, but ends up taking several steps backwards.
Thursday, May 26 2011
The Case Files is not a new Peter Case album per se, but rather an odds and sods collection of demos, outtakes, one live shot and other rarities recorded between 1985 and 2010.
Thursday, May 12 2011
Ghost Bunny is an assured collection of minor-key pop gems that will slink into your head and haunt you.