Tuesday, August 15 2006
The Rosewood Thieves are a NYC band just pining for the simple things—a country house, a fire against the cold, etc. Their debut EP,
Electric Lights Flashing Very Fast is a talented group of thunderers, well able to wind up their music and send it bursting over you in jellied, semi-psychedelic waves.
Updated '80s-style mall-goth, done right.
Monday, August 14 2006
I like Zox. These boys have spunk. They rock when they need to rock, they’ve got the tender side that makes the
We may have a new leader in the battle of the fiery redheads with seven albums and an affinity for the piano...
The Nervous Exits are a band on Myspace.com. Can you imagine? A band on Myspace.com! Unbelievable! Fortunately they tend to make you want
Superstar French DJ samples C&C Music Factory: What's wrong with this picture?
The Tall Ships aren’t about those large schooners and old boats that dock in various North American harbors every year. Rather, they are
Sunday, August 13 2006
There is a function in iPhoto that allows you, with one simple click of the mouse, to sepia tone any photograph, creating a sort of
Friday, August 11 2006
Stage names mean a lot in hip-hop. Some are straightforward, like “Kanye West” or “Mike Jones”. Others are created from acronyms, like “KRS-One” (“Knowledge Reigns
In today’s frivolous world of Spike TV and Maxim magazine, it’s easy to lose sight of the responsibility that comes with being a
It’s no surprise Funkoars haven’t hit the mainstream, even in Australia: their brand of smut-hop is even more obscene than gross-out A-hop kings
This two-song, 16-minute EP is the first batch of new material for this eclectic, artsy ensemble. The first song entitled “Circles 1: Mist” is a slow
A fascinating examination of how different people can interpret one single sample.
Thursday, August 10 2006
This spare, folkie homage to the Chicago singer-songwriter Goodman, who died in 1984, was constructed by his daughter Rosanna, a musician in her own right who
The Creatures of the Golden Dawn seem perfectly content to be a band outside of time. Their convincing psychedelic garage sound would’ve landed them
Emocore needs an act like Thrice, a creative band capable of crossing over from the adolescent crowd to mainstream rock. What emocore doesn’t need
It’s exciting to find an unsigned band who are on the verge of making it. This tingly vibe is currently attached to New York
Wednesday, August 9 2006
The tandem of Nigel Jeffrey and B Patric has created some decent tunes on this self-titled release. Easily comparable to early Pink Floyd tracks like “
If Scholar & TrueBLESS could make a feature film, I’d bet half my CD collection it would be a parody of Quentin Tarantino’s