Thursday, July 25 2013
A gorgeous record full of underpinnings that are quintessentially Nashville that nonetheless just barely misses a certain mark.
Tuesday, July 23 2013
The Impossible Girl is a talented singer, composer and electronic musician, and her lyrics are spacy and fantastical, but she needs a better platform for showcasing her multiple facets.
Nothing in Denny Zeitlin's Sunnyside tenure will prepare you for this.
Free EP gives fans a taste of what to expect on tour.
This Danish soundtrack of American-ish music isn't quite Jonas Munk's country album, but it is rooted in that direction at times.
Monday, July 22 2013
Set aside bus rubble and (thankfully) near-death experiences. This is the way we should remember this time in Baroness's history. Slaying on stage with their best material.
Man's Gin might not be a metal band, but the dark and primarily acoustic fare it provides is frequently grimmer than a funeral doom festival.
The flute seems more poignantly important with a crowd in front of it.
It's too brief, but Sunny Road is nonetheless a potent expression of Crudup's genius.
Thursday, July 18 2013
If you like latter day Animal Collective, there’s something here that you’ll clearly want to discover.
The acoustic duo's second collection of Rolling Stones covers is competently executed folk-pop without much substance.
Saenz continues to stake his claim in the Texas troubadour tradition.
The Boy With Astronaut Eyes is sky-high, a towering achievement of groovatucular songs, and it will leave you noting that to err is human, but to Purr is feline.
Wednesday, July 17 2013
For hardcore fans only.
Jack Burnside's new project technically does everything right, but not strongly enough to make a lasting impression.
Elsewhere is a full remix album of tracks from Swedish disco duo Sally Shapiro that already originally appeared on their record, Somewhere Else, released earlier this year.
Authority Zero's fifth album is a showcase for their ability to deliver straight-ahead punk rock. It'll likely make longtime fans happy while struggling to convert new ones.
Friday, July 12 2013
Royal Forest comes across as what you’d get if fellow Austin-ites Spoon meet forces with Wilco, particularly latter-period Wilco.
Canadian monster-punk trio sets out to have a good time whether you like it or not.
Despite an unshakeable feeling of familiarity throughout, In the Marrow is an enjoyable ride that's indicative of this still-to-surprise Georgia band.