Monday, February 23 2015
On his sweetly laid-back debut, Mead meanders back and forth between finding his own voice and standing on the shoulders of giants.
Thursday, February 19 2015
Kirtan for Causes: How one Sikh from Australia is promoting world peace through music.
Wednesday, February 18 2015
The Delta Routine reinstates its indie rock precedence on their fourth studio release.
Monday, February 16 2015
You'd think that Quartet Base would be too convoluted for take off.
A perigee-syzygy inspires this reflective collection of reworked album tracks.
Thursday, February 12 2015
Studio action from Ryan Adams and Johnny Depp.
Wednesday, February 11 2015
Mogwai follow up their nervy electro album with a mildly electro EP. A stepchild, but still wanted.
Tuesday, February 10 2015
A solo accordion album recorded over someone's dead body.
Monday, February 9 2015
Pinning down Gebhard Ullmann is like trying to have a clean basement -- possible, but damn difficult.
Friday, February 6 2015
It’s been a long road for Nashville singer-songwriter Paul McDonald since his American Idol run, and the emotion on cue in his all-acoustic EP You & I displays that emotion-bound fact in spades.
Thursday, February 5 2015
Watching for Foxes becomes a folk band to watch with their latest EP.
You're aware that they could defect into another sound at any moment.
Friday, January 30 2015
Two old jazz buddies finally get around to doing what they've always wanted to do.
Thursday, January 29 2015
A hodgepodge EP from the "intelligent" electronica producer Andrew Lustman, aka FaltyDL, includes remixes from µ-Ziq and Brrd.
World of Strangers stands as one of 2014's best country records.
Wednesday, January 28 2015
Totem is a bleak, terrifying set, even (or especially) when it’s ominously quiet.
Cowboy Worship is a curious companion piece to Love, and a set of songs that shows Amen Dunes pushing ever slowly forward, without leaving much behind.
Suburban Living splits time between finding its own ground and getting stuck in a dream-pop past.
Tuesday, January 27 2015
Even with all the history built into these songs, Fussell emerges as a vital new singer, musician and torch bearer for every true sound he's come across to now.
The heavy riffs, dynamic contrasts, and general atmosphere make this album an enjoyable listen, but it lacks the musical stickiness that makes the songs linger after it ends.