Wednesday, October 4 2006
Fans of post-Beatles pop from Big Star to Spoon should check out this very good sophomore album from Minnesota's the Vestals.
What should sound brutal sounds far too safe for its own good.
It's nice to see bachata being given space to show off its strengths away from the shadow of its attention-grabbing neighbour, merengue.
Eddie Cohn has been compared to Pearl Jam and Radiohead, but a fairer comparison might be a cross between an inventive or experimental Goo Goo
Tuesday, October 3 2006
Lights went out in Georgia, Chicago died, and that toke went over the line: the '70s revisited.
ASV is the tandem of Alice and Scott Vestal, two musicians known to anyone associated with the Appalachian region, the fiddle and the link between
Monday, October 2 2006
Less avant-garde than her work with Loren Mazzacane Connors, but transparently lovely, Finally marks the return of an eccentric and engaging songwriter.
Former grindcore great goes hillbilly. Why not?
Boy Eats Drum Machine mines some freely available breaks to create an album that's... interesting.
Since the evolution of Broken Social Scene, the musical communities of Toronto and Montreal have tightened, with people from both cities co-operating in different bands
When he isn’t with Trent Reznor, or biting the hand that feeds, Nine Inch Nails’ band member Alessandro Cortini has a side project called
Friday, September 29 2006
If you can let go and float along with the Receiver, their Decades is a lovely little escape.
We may not know who Mr. Tube is, but we do know he writes a decent tune.
Hurricane Katrina tests but does not shake the faith of Mara Lee Miller, who finds solace and musical inspiration in the storm.
Coming down the same road as previous alt. country bands like The Drive-By Truckers and Old 97’s, Dirt Road Logic are intent on keep the
Just because it's possible to record and produce a CD alone doesn't mean you couldn't use a helping hand.
Thursday, September 28 2006
Mix of country styles is hard to pin down, but decidedly uneven.
Swiss DJs Crowdpleaser and St. Plomb usher in the era of microtrance. 2006 is headphone techno for today.
On his second release, Edgar Allen Floe talks a lot, but he doesn't really say anything.
Persil is from Amsterdam and blends pop with various other effects, samples and loops. Getting off to a very good start with the bubble gum