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.
Wednesday, May 25 2011
Thurston sounds like Thurston, even when he's acoustic. He's just not nearly as interesting.
Tuesday, May 17 2011
The most interesting tracks are the ones that reveal the shaping influences of American music itself.
Monday, May 2 2011
Bill Callahan makes a record best experienced in the desert sun, worn leather boots on your feet and a lump in your throat.
Friday, April 22 2011
At one point during his set, Fitzsimmons poked fun at himself, laughing, "All my songs sound similar anyway."
Wednesday, April 20 2011
Ode to Arlington is a cringe-fest that’s virtually unlistenable.
Sunday, April 17 2011
The album’s thematic conceit is that we are experiencing the Last Days. There’s no reason to look ahead and every reason to reflect on the present and treasure the past.
Wednesday, April 6 2011
It’s clear that Laserbeams and Dream is workman-like in its rendering, and Friedman clearly has some songwriting chops at the best of times and a deft ear for words. However, there's that matter of the cover art....
Thursday, March 31 2011
Pop-punk band Mayday Parade revisits the past while providing a peek at its upcoming full-length.
Thursday, March 24 2011
Country/Folk songstress Carrie Elkin delivers on her first album for a label, fifteen years into her career.