Wednesday, July 29 2015
Caravan of Thieves deliver a fun-packed album that will have listeners dancing in the rain.
Bill Payne, Carol Liebowitz, Eva Lindal make an entire album's worth of music by the seat of their three pairs of pants.
Powerfully blending melody and discord and inspired by pictures of the Paris events in May 1968, Canada’s Slow Down Molasses reflect the tension between ideals and reality, then and now.
Monday, July 27 2015
Much like a diamond, Assembling is brilliant due to its flaws.
Friday, July 24 2015
As two Norwegian artists stake their separate claims on one album, they wind up making a disturbing little masterpiece.
Thursday, July 23 2015
In This Arrangement of Molecules, Pocket Panda establish themselves as new rulers of the Washington rock scene with equal parts heart and mind.
Wednesday, July 22 2015
Canadian noise poppers deliver a lean set of loud, hooky guitar rock on their latest.
The Early Years EP offers a mercifully short set of unrelentingly pummeling dance rock from these Dublin noiseniks.
The Toronto trio’s third full-length delivers on the promise of their Hiding EP and expands their playbook in subtle ways.
Friday, July 17 2015
By smacking a piece of metal with a pair of mallets and with Kevin Dunn's help, E. Serson Brannen has made a fine piece of music free of category.
Thursday, July 16 2015
Detroit group crafts evocative collage of electronica, pop, and indie rock on second EP.
Tuesday, July 14 2015
Norwegian house producer Andre Bratten returns with an album heavy on rhythm, light on the obvious.
Moral evil, natural evil -- hard times. That's the purview of Classic American Ballads.
The great-grandchildren of Maria and the Captain hold their own as indie folk virtuosos in Dancing in Gold.
Monday, July 13 2015
Birthright shows potential but overall Stubborn Son must continue to work to distinguish themselves from the crowd
Thursday, July 9 2015
Mississipi band’s long-delayed debut doesn’t really take flight.
Black Cross, Black Shield may sound dark, but it's anything but.
It's good to have them back, if only for the promise of the next album.
Wednesday, July 8 2015
Beth Bombara strips away life's worn edges to reveal the subtle beauty in the familiar.
Monday, July 6 2015
Bassist John Patitucci returns home with a new bass and a few friends to ostensibly explore the music that shaped his love of the instrument.