Tuesday, January 19 2016
An engaging reinvention of classic American sound.
Thursday, January 7 2016
Americana comes rip-roaring out of the gates in 2016, with Ron Pope's first outing with the Nighthawks leading the way.
Thursday, December 3 2015
With Metalmania, New Zealand’s Salad Boys deliver a delightful, highly rewarding debut.
Tuesday, November 10 2015
An up-and-down consistency only slightly mars this collection of lovingly rendered Ted Hawkins covers
Balint stirs the fire from all sides, creating fully imagined shadows.
Monday, November 9 2015
Postcards From Jeff’s debut LP offers lovely, vaguely cinematic instrumentals tainted by tonally challenged singing.
Monday, November 2 2015
Emo revivalists Dogs on Acid through their hat into the ring with an impressive debut on former emo stalwart Jade Tree.
Friday, October 16 2015
There is a rich vein of ambition backing up The Gold Standard, which can yield captivating rewards, but also searching stretches.
Thursday, October 15 2015
German duo running on radio silence since 2006 returns with a strong, smart showing. The message? The less things change, the more they stay the same.
Tuesday, October 13 2015
A strong showing from a singer-songwriter with a deep and remarkable catalogue.
Wednesday, October 7 2015
Glenn Mercer's second solo album -- and first since 2007 -- is proof that that this Feelies man is a formidable presence in guitar music. For the weird side of your mood.
Tuesday, October 6 2015
Entertaining soul outfit hits mark one more time.
Monday, September 28 2015
For once it's not Anton Newcombe you need to be afraid of. Just don't look into their eyes okay?
Jonas Reinhardt/Jesse Reiner understand that within electronic music, you can easily spin the old into something new.
Monday, September 14 2015
John Howard and the Night Mail offers more lush, sophisticated chamber pop from the unlikeliest of comeback artists.
Thursday, September 10 2015
Sad that summer's over? Feeling blue? Soda Shop may be the place for you.
Thursday, September 3 2015
The bluesy Americana outlet's sophomore release leaves them in the dust.
Tuesday, September 1 2015
Remixes of four from Fort Romeau’s latest offering makes for a slightly repetitive, less-than-compelling listen.
Monday, August 31 2015
Two well-regarded electronic artists come together for the first time as a whole with their debut full-length.
The Peruvian folk outlet release a more studied, atmospheric effort for their worldwide debut.