Wednesday, November 14 2007
Lethargic ditties which puzzle and hypnotize.
Athens, Ohio's Southeast Engine links earthly love and heavenly visions into one mystical wheel. It's the most Bible-friendly psych pop since Jeff Magnum caterwauled "I love you Jesus Christ."
The Color Wheels will make you wonder why you never listen to your favourite Weezer album anymore.
Surrogate doesn’t sound like the “hardcore” label the industry smacked on them. Consisting of two former members of Number One Gun, Surrogate never venture
Country musician Luke Bryan has had some cuts redone by Travis Tritt, including “Honky Tonk History” but his new album is basically par for the new country course.
Tuesday, November 13 2007
Often armed with just an acoustic guitar, Wilson crafts a lush, laid-back singer-songwriter album that caters to all his potential demographics.
The noise overwhelms the cues of traditional music, but not the senses.
Jazz renditions of J.S. Bach and cinematic classical originals on this double disc reissue from Jacques Loussier.
On Last of Seven, Monahan actually does something a bit unexpected: he makes a record that doesn't sound like something he could've created within the confines of his band.
This young Philly art rock band shows promise on their debut EP.
Monday, November 12 2007
The dude from Simian (of Justice vs. Simian fame) has a new electropop outfit -- and some good tunes, too.
The ultimate select your own breakdown hardcore punk album.
Alejandro Franov helps Juana Molina with her albums. On Khali he uses instruments that imitate the flowing sound of water, rain, or rivers.
The Toronto-area group sounds like the perfect blend of Depeche Mode and The Cure.
Defected’s double disc Eivissa 2007 offers up more than two hours of blissed out house music suitable for dancing the night away with hundreds of other revelers.
Sunday, November 11 2007
Named after the British spy, The Kim Philbys aren’t exactly shadowy figures but they do paint some dark, yet memorable, music.
Though Dalley is best known for his work with Conor Oberst and Desaparecidos, This Is a Landslide proves he has the ability to craft electronic soundscapes.
Brooklyn-based alt.country crooners look to follow up on the success of their "stellar debut" with a new five-song EP.
West Coast super crew keeps the room smoky and makes sure the party stays on fire.
Disco lives! Who knew?