Monday, October 27 2014
“Skin and Bone” seems to be a good song, but it’s like these remixers were all in the same room, sharing the same ideas.
Thursday, October 23 2014
This group definitely shows that it is in vogue with the times and makes an arresting brand of glitchy music.
Brooklyn singer-songwriter finds solace in reflection with his self-titled full-length.
Former Appliance guy continues solo guitar quest.
Wednesday, October 22 2014
This reissue of the Elwins' 2012 self-released album has multiple reference points in describing its sound, all leading to '70s-style pop.
Monday, October 20 2014
If you’re looking for something new and dare I say a little dubsteppy coming from an American source, Mosaics will certainly satisfy.
If you ever wished that supergroups could just keep the egos under control, try Jazz Funk Soul.
Honestly, if you listen to this and don’t want to go to one this guy’s concerts, there is something seriously wrong with you.
Friday, October 17 2014
Nashville quartet tackles grandiose indie pop-rock with aplomb across four-song EP.
This is an interesting experiment that doesn’t quite always work, but that probably says more about Beck than it does Royal Canoe.
The Grammar EP winds up being a tasty morsel, but not much more than that.
Overall the album has both a sense of doom and gloom and an intimate, candlelit feeling.
Thursday, October 16 2014
Even though this EP is best suited to bedtime, as it feels like an extended lullaby, it does resonate and stick with the listener.
These five songs go for the throat and don’t relent until you’ve turned blue and rigor mortis has set in.
Tuesday, October 14 2014
Kittyhawk has a feel that recalls the days of the early to mid-‘90s, when music was a true adventure in the underground.
Chances are, you already have this album in your record collection, just not by a band called Night School.
This Seattle-based garage/pop trio called it quits earlier this year, but their posthumous final album is a fine going-away present.
Prepare for another duet album that rattles the brain and disrupts the air.
Monday, October 13 2014
On their debut, Moose Blood proudly wears their ‘90s-emo-loving hearts on appropriately, studiedly tattered sleeves.
With some luck, we’ll be talking about JW-Jones in the same breath as we do Johnny Winter and Jimmie Vaughan.