Friday, July 24 2015
As two Norwegian artists stake their separate claims on one album, they wind up making a disturbing little masterpiece.
Thursday, July 23 2015
In This Arrangement of Molecules, Pocket Panda establish themselves as new rulers of the Washington rock scene with equal parts heart and mind.
Wednesday, July 22 2015
Canadian noise poppers deliver a lean set of loud, hooky guitar rock on their latest.
The Early Years EP offers a mercifully short set of unrelentingly pummeling dance rock from these Dublin noiseniks.
The Toronto trio’s third full-length delivers on the promise of their Hiding EP and expands their playbook in subtle ways.
Sunday, July 19 2015
If Junto was the sound of everything we loved about Jaxx hitting the pavement, this EP is the sound of street cleaners scraping up the remains.
Friday, July 17 2015
By smacking a piece of metal with a pair of mallets and with Kevin Dunn's help, E. Serson Brannen has made a fine piece of music free of category.
Thursday, July 16 2015
Detroit group crafts evocative collage of electronica, pop, and indie rock on second EP.
Tuesday, July 14 2015
Norwegian house producer Andre Bratten returns with an album heavy on rhythm, light on the obvious.
Moral evil, natural evil -- hard times. That's the purview of Classic American Ballads.
The great-grandchildren of Maria and the Captain hold their own as indie folk virtuosos in Dancing in Gold.
Monday, July 13 2015
Birthright shows potential but overall Stubborn Son must continue to work to distinguish themselves from the crowd
Thursday, July 9 2015
Mississipi band’s long-delayed debut doesn’t really take flight.
Black Cross, Black Shield may sound dark, but it's anything but.
It's good to have them back, if only for the promise of the next album.
Wednesday, July 8 2015
Beth Bombara strips away life's worn edges to reveal the subtle beauty in the familiar.
Monday, July 6 2015
Bassist John Patitucci returns home with a new bass and a few friends to ostensibly explore the music that shaped his love of the instrument.
If Jeff Tweedy, Glen Hansard, and Sufjan Stevens met Tom Waits at Justin Vernon’s Wisconsin cabin, the result would be Acadia.
Monday, June 29 2015
Soon Enough Love is a Darwinian battle between beats and strings.
Landrus can certainly play, but it's his full sensibilities that merit attention on his latest album.