Casiotone For the Painfully Alone

Features

Sunday, January 24 2010

Part 1: From Lily Allen to Gallows

Slipped Discs kicks off with Britpop princess Lily Allen, the late great Vic Chesnutt, the Balkan beats of [dunkelbunt], the hypnotic sounds of the Field and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.


Tuesday, December 12 2006

Best Indie-Pop of 2006

Sprites, snow fairies, and pants that yell, oh my! Dave Heaton's picks for indie-pop albums of the years are an animated bunch.


Reviews

Wednesday, November 7 2012

Barbara Morgenstern: Sweet Silence

I turned to my wife and asked her without ever hearing a song to give me her thoughts on what she might expect from “Jump into the Life Pool”. She snorted in a way that I don’t often hear and reached up to cover her mouth, as embarrassed as Barbara Morgenstern probably should be.


Thursday, March 12 2009

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone: Advance Base Battery Life

Chicago's battery-powered bard serves up a solid singles collection in advance of his fifth full-length.


Thursday, December 4 2008

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone: Town Topic EP

Owen Ashworth's indie flick soundtrack is a diverting curiosity if not an essential addition to his already impressive back catalogue.


Tuesday, March 28 2006

Casiotone For the Painfully Alone: Etiquette

Recently upgraded to mid-fi production and displaying more varied arrangements, Casiotone for the Painfully Alone's latest is probably his best, more accessible without sacrificing any of his sharp-witted observational lyricism.


Blogs

Wednesday, April 28 2010

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone: 25.April.2010 - Washington D.C.

One of indie-pop's most talented and underrated songwriters reminds us that more is sometimes better.


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