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Wednesday, June 22 2011

TV Ghost: Mass Dream

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

The Love Me Nots: The Demon and the Devotee

More hooks and swagger than you can shake a garage opener at.


Wednesday, June 15 2011

Sebadoh: Bakesale (Deluxe Edition)

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.


Skeletons: People

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

Country Mice: Twister

There is a ragged glory to the sounds of Country Mice’s debut album, Twister, and the flannel factor flies ferociously.


I Blame Coco: The Constant

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

The Wooden Birds: Two Matchsticks

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

Augustana: Augustana

Indie rock band Augustana attempts to find itself on self-titled release, but ends up taking several steps backwards.


Thursday, May 26 2011

Peter Case: The Case Files

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: Ghost Bunny

Ghost Bunny is an assured collection of minor-key pop gems that will slink into your head and haunt you.


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]
Brad Laner: Natural Selections (Capsule Reviews) [3.Oct.10]
Camu Tao: King of Hearts (Reviews) [26.Sep.10]
The Clientele: Minotaur (Reviews) [16.Sep.10]
The Acorn: No Ghost (Reviews) [6.Sep.10]
This Piano Plays Itself: As the House… (Capsule Reviews) [6.Sep.10]
Napoo: Napoo (Capsule Reviews) [18.Aug.10]
Wintersleep: New Inheritors (Reviews) [17.Aug.10]
Kent: En Plats i Solen (Reviews) [2.Aug.10]
22-20s: Shake/Shiver/Moan (Reviews) [28.Jun.10]
Woodpigeon: Die Stadt Muzikanten (Reviews) [17.Jun.10]
Univox: Univox (Capsule Reviews) [10.May.10]
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