Wednesday, September 6 2006
Flourescent Grey: Lying on the floor mingling with god in a Tijuana motel room next door to a veteri
Fluorescent Grey challenges the distinction between sound and music, crafting found sounds into textures that may or may not be songs, but are consistently interesting.
Canadian indie folk-pop band returns with a set of weird, sentimental tales that hit just so.
2UP makes the most out of tiny timeframes and maximum chaos.
Tuesday, September 5 2006
DC's Carlsonics find true calling in freak folk reveries and dark rural pop
Direct from Minnesota come Malachi Constant, a group that has continued to evolve over the course of its three albums and eight years as a
Songs of Eta Carinae tempers a large helping of dark psychedelia with enough catharsis to keep it from becoming tedious.
Label comp for the Portland, Oregon indie imprint Paisley Pop collects 24 songs from 24 artists I've never heard of.
Bombadil is nothing earth-shattering, but it's a very happy way to spend 20 minutes of your time.
Friday, September 1 2006
The electronic recording project Ensemble is, ironically, helmed by just one man, Olivier Alary. If you possess an encyclopedic memory of liner notes, you’ll
Who knew there was so much talent in Kansas City? Joe Good and partner Mac Lethal set the record straight.
If an indie alternative to Lilly Allen sounds pretty good about now, Astropop 3 might just provide you with all the catchy summer pop hooks you require.
Forgettable name, forgettable music.
Thursday, August 31 2006
Full-length release by Now Hear This! artist realizes all the charming moments of breezy promise.
Despite the Jennings-invoking name, the Waylons are not a country band. They are, however, a meat-and-potatoes rock band. Their self-titled debut is a solid slab
Patent Pending keeps it simple and slightly stupid, but nonetheless fun.
It’s rare to see it come out of France, but multi-instrumentalist Antoine Monzonis-Calvet has created something quite particular in the border area between electronica
A new EP/single from the Plot offers only meager attractions.
Wednesday, August 30 2006
Glitch soldiers on in this soundtrack to slumberland.
Accomplished and storied in the studio, when it comes to his own work, Nick Luca leaves a lot to be desired.
As a chronicle of Red Animal War's development, Seven Year Warillustrates how far the band has come, and how sharp its songwriting has grown.