Thursday, May 7 2009
Following his departure from RCA, Longwave frontman Steve Schiltz wound up touring with Strokes axe-man Albert Hammond Jr., taking advice from the Edge, and making his best album to date.
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Secrets Are Sinister is the kind of comeback album that a band like Longwave not only needs, but, surprisingly, actually deserves.
Thursday, September 1 2005
Yet another band of State-side Anglophiliacs, this time pilfering wholesale from the corpse of early '90s shoegazers. Thanks, but no thanks: we've been there, done that, and paid the import prices far too many times.
Thursday, July 17 2003
They look like the Strokes. They're friends with the Strokes. They're on the same label as the Strokes. They're from New York like the Strokes. If it looks like the Strokes and walks like the Strokes, does it sound as good as the Strokes?
Saturday, December 31 1994
Recalling the earlier days of Radiohead and jangly-guitar work of U2, Longwave's debut Endsongs possesses a dark subtlety that is fascinatingly challenging in light of most of today's empty modern rock.