Wednesday, October 8 2014
On the boisterous Slap Back, the first full-length under her own name, Sallie Ford hopscotches between folk, blues, psychedelia, and punk intuitively and convincingly.
Tuesday, October 7 2014
The stunningly talented Americana group the Lone Bellow has just dropped a new single, along with an announcement of a new LP.
"Laughing Girl" finds the Florida psych-rockers Sunbears! trading off between loud guitar riffs and lo-fi vocal passages.
A warm, convivial collection of baroque pop-inflected tunes, Wartime Recitals' self-titled debut EP is a promising start from an equally promising new group.
Featuring catchy melodies and entrancing male/female vocal interplay, the new album by the Los Angeles-based duo Linus Young, Category 5, is worth several good listens.
Monday, October 6 2014
One key influencer on “You’re Dead!” might be a surprise: the British art-rock quartet Queen, whose labyrinthine early work contained the requisite drama for a journey to the afterlife.
Those who know Mike Doughty as an acoustic singer/songwriter will no doubt do a double take when they hear his take on hip-hop with his tune "Oh My God Yeah Fuck It".
The new David Fincher thriller “Gone Girl” and the low-budget horror film “Annabelle” scored big at the weekend box office, propelled by one key audience group: women.
The Saharan band Tinariwen have been going strong since coming to international acclaim in the late ‘90s, playing the largest music festivals in the world and receiving a Grammy in 2012 for the album Tassili.
Irish singer/songwriter Lisa O'Neill is a one-of-a-kind voice, as evidenced by "Apiana", a unique tune about a piano. The track comes off of her album Some Cloth or Not, coming out soon in the US.