Thursday, August 24 2006
Ah, where would the world be without bubble gum pop? Would the USSR have dissolved if bubble gum pop never existed? Think about it. In
Wednesday, August 23 2006
Jazz-fusion mush that is just ordinary.
Jimmy Tamborello, aka Dntel, takes Figurines techno-pop, the more laptop-lo-fi and intricate sensibilities of his Postal Service and minimal house-inspiration from a German trip to
"Nice" has just been redefined to also mean "visceral".
A quirky, psychedelic affair full of hymns of outsider Americana.
The South Jersey Seashore Lifeguard Convention Band’s new EP packs two weeks worth of vacation experience into less than 20 minutes. It’s got everything:
Tuesday, August 22 2006
When you think of Chicago, garage rock doesn’t come to mind, but the Goldstars mix a bit of soul and Booker T. into the
Bay Area noise duo Yellow Swans’ latest is, as ever, released under a new band name in their ongoing attempt to confound record store attempts
New Zealand laptop/guitar pop duo craft Postal Service-like ballads that flow a little too smoothly by
Keeping it gully is so important to Brooklyn rapper Maino that on “Paper Gangster” he actually says, “you rap / that ain’t that hard to
What Else Does the Time Mean is wonderful for those who appreciate Jandek's form of anti-music, and utterly impenetrable for the uninitiated.
Monday, August 21 2006
The gritty, seedier side of power punk... straight out of Cleveland.
The epilogue to the band with the ridiculous name is an engaging enough remix EP.
While Substance Abuse have something to say, they may need a little more than flow to do it right.
Upbeat, but with a blue-toned soul, Prince Diabaté's latest CD is well worth hunting down.
While a two-gendered duo might look suspiciously calculated at first glance, the Dagons have been plying their trade for the better part of a decade
Sunday, August 20 2006
You have to love a band that would dub the first song on any album “Evil Knievel”, and The Mouse That Roared does just that.
Friday, August 18 2006
‘Heavy metal disco’ may be a label that causes switch-off but wait a minute, this is the same Justice from Justice vs. Simian’s “Never
This Athens, Georgia, group is the idea of Ryan White and his growing plethora of songs. As a result of this proflific streak, White has
You don’t have to be lonely to gain solace from this album. It is enveloping, it’s baby bathwater warm, sun on your cheek,