Tuesday, June 10 2014
Younger Prima steps back into his old man’s shoes with mixed results.
This is simply a very, very pretty collection of low key songs that you can use to lull your children to sleep.
On Christmas Island, the band's version of buzzing, barbed folk-pop gets a slight bit more polish, and in turn the dose becomes more potent, though its effect is uneven.
Rhode Island doomsters aren't interested in pushing the envelope.
Friday, June 6 2014
Released in 1982 on Flying Nun, this defiant, catchy, and all-too-brief EP delivers its angst with tense fury.
One cold, sensual slab of synth rock.
Dallas-based experimental group explores its appropriately atmospheric aural palette on Rural Pain.
Duo presents another great album of gutsy folk.
Wednesday, June 4 2014
Wooden Wand’s bread and butter: elliptical, leisurely paced gothic folk-rock, custom-made for slate-gray Sunday afternoons.
D.Y.I. is an exciting, frenetic rock record, the kind that can rev you up in the moment, but keep you thinking long after the record ends.
The German techno vets tackle post-punk obscurity on their latest EP.
Dingbats is a confidently played and exciting pop record, aware enough and dynamic enough to explore without painting itself into some revivalist corner.
Monday, June 2 2014
If there’s anything to be said of Rescuer, a Tampa-based band, it's that they certainly play LOUD.
Indie rock's best-kept-secret's hot streak continues unabated.
Rapper Mondo Marcio revisits the golden age of Italian pop on his newest offering.
Sometimes, the middle of the road is just fine.
Thursday, May 29 2014
Fans of indie rock will find much to enjoy here.
With its first in a series for Underwater Peoples, Three Legged Race seeks to score a dystopian, subterranean future. How you feel about this notion will determine how you feel about the album itself.
Wise words welded to ecstatic energy, often all in the space of one song.
Sturdy '90s-style indie rock.