Thursday, October 23 2014
This group definitely shows that it is in vogue with the times and makes an arresting brand of glitchy music.
It's never out of season for a quality slice of summery beach pop, as the flute-accented "Pool Guard" attests.
Thursday, October 16 2014
Phil Elverum brought minimalist arrangements of songs from upcoming Mount Eerie release Sauna to NYC's Le Poisson Rouge, along with plenty of mystery and endearing stage banter.
These Birmingham lads mine their musical past to create a sound in keeping with their influences without straying too far from established templates, finding comfort in familiarity.
Monday, October 6 2014
The ex-Boo Radley finally gives us his sophomore solo album. And while it's pretty good, we can only hope that Martin Carr will someday reconnect with his musically reckless self.
Thursday, March 6 2014
On Iska Dhaaf's debut Even the Sun Will Burn, the bittersweet hints of '60s psychedelia lend depth and texture to catchy indie-pop melodies.
Tuesday, March 4 2014
This is an LP that merits liberal use of the repeat button, and, even when it occasionally misfires, there’s always something interesting just around the corner.
Wednesday, September 25 2013
Inconsistent in tone and patchworked together from what appears to be two distinctly different EPs,At Home highlights both a stylistic identity crisis and the limitations of the chosen vocalist.
Friday, September 6 2013
Scandinavian dream-pop trio delivers one of the year's great records.
Monday, August 5 2013
The generous reverb endows every riff with a neon glow and the smell of cheeseburgers and fries served on an open car windowsill.