Monday, October 16 2006
Short but sweet EP offers three promising earnest modern rock tunes.
Friday, October 13 2006
Ensemble elegantly bridges the divides between electronica, classical, folk, and indie-pop, effortlessly integrating all of these disparate genres into one lovely and unassuming sound.
Debut EP from Boston-based rock quartet is yet another entry in the ongoing renaissance of '80s disaffection.
This band spent the past summer opening for the Goo Goo Dolls / Counting Crows co-headlining North American tour, as well as performing at the after-show
The first poem in Bright Hill Press’ 2005 Poetry Chapbook winner, “Grace”, begins: They are here to teach him about power, a gang of ten-year-olds. Hands
Dream Horse Press makes some ugly editorial mistakes with their 2005 National Poetry Chapbook Prize Winner, Theodore Worozbyt. In the table of contents, “Corn” is listed
Every year, Finishing Line books publishes 30 chapbooks by unknown poets. I’ve read four now, and all are tastefully designed with lovely cover art and
Van She represents everything that’s wrong with Modular. I’m sorry, I love the label that’s brought us the Avalanches and the Presets,
Sad but not miserable, this bit of heartache is both moving and comforting in its murkiness.
Thursday, October 12 2006
Duo manages to actually bring something new to the female singer-songwriter table, and that's a welcome thing.
Defari seems to be losing speed, as his newest album fails to break any new ground from his previous endeavors.
If your idea of fun is losing your mind and bouncing off walls for 30 rousing minutes, bon appetit!
This Portland outfit has been compared to everyone from Quasi to Built To Spill. And it’s a decent comparison when listening to the indie-meets-shoe-gazing “
I love cookies, and Casper wasn’t one of the ghosts on my enemy lists. So this band is a natural lock then, correct? Well,
Wednesday, October 11 2006
Oh, right. Now I remember why I get excited to try out new music. Its’ because, sometimes, that CD I took a chance on will
The Life Force Trio is the lifeblood of one Carlos Nino and some of his like-minded jazz / funk / fusion / pop comrades. And as a result,
This tape is weak, but Shaq is back!
The idea itself sounds like quite a bit of fun, but there's precious little humor to be found.
I wasn’t sure what to make of Fresh Mowed Lawn during the initial moments, but following a lush opening, the group hits its stride
Tuesday, October 10 2006
Strange, ominous, and engaging, the Paper Chase coufound and captivate.