Monday, October 23 2006
Slow, soulful and somewhat bittersweet, Ryan Scott’s first effort is the lovable title track that sounds a bit like The Twilight Singers, John Mayer
Sunday, October 22 2006
Astronautalis continues to keep one foot in hip-hop and one in indie, as he searches for meaning in an alien world.
Colour Revolt, a new band out of Oxford, Mississippi, get a re-release of their debut EP through Tiny Evil after a limited release at the
Friday, October 20 2006
If you like a little hard-hitting adventure in your jazz, this album is artful and intelligent. And, oh yes, it definitely swings.
Devastations, a band of Australians living in Berlin, attempt the depth of the Dirty Three and Liars on their sophomore album, Coal—and end up
As the name implies, this band's tree has many roots and varied shoots.
Hall of Fame founder Theo Angell mines deep lodes of folk, blues and spiritual music in this eccentrically powerful solo album.
Thursday, October 19 2006
Electroclash or industrial, either way, there's a little too much drugstore and not enough cowboy here.
It’s hard to believe this is Lindstrom’s debut; but then again, it’s really a collection of previously released vinyl singles. Nice to
I love you Miss Violetta Beauregarde! Even though you probably don’t love me because you are an Italian punk rocker electronic yelling girl who
Superlative paisley pop with swirling guitars, buoyant bass lines and sunny vocal harmonies...the only thing different is that the girls wearing go-go boots are killers.
If nothing else, the boy's got spunk.
Wednesday, October 18 2006
Indie collaboration group mixes it up for mostly good results.
Billy Childish collaborator Dan Melchior rips the world another one with scorching blues rock vamps and lacerating lyrics.
The Spanish jazz/post-rock quartet delivers one of the year's most interesting -- and rewarding -- albums.
Back in the garage with their bullshit detectors! 1986 Ohio classic reissued for 20th anniversary.
Tierra Santa is the top metal group in Spain. This is their eighth album, and it apparently puts a much higher emphasis on melody than
Tuesday, October 17 2006
Because Jones has already created such a definitive image of black identity through dialect, she forces the reader to question the underlying assumptions behind the way language identifies us.
Decent release by a decent punk band that amounts to some decent music.
Pop Levi has had a stint in Ladytron, but Ladytron wouldn’t be caught dead doing this low-fi, primal, boogie-fied blues rock Mr. Pop has