Sunday, January 24 2010
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
Sprites, snow fairies, and pants that yell, oh my! Dave Heaton's picks for indie-pop albums of the years are an animated bunch.
Wednesday, November 7 2012
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
Chicago's battery-powered bard serves up a solid singles collection in advance of his fifth full-length.
Thursday, December 4 2008
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
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.
Monday, December 16 2002
Wednesday, April 28 2010
One of indie-pop's most talented and underrated songwriters reminds us that more is sometimes better.