Monday, August 16 2010
Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.
Wednesday, June 19 2013
Mates of State kick out the jams with a very small audience in their metaphorical Connecticut backyard, fresh off of three nights opening for The Postal Service in sizable arenas.
For their first music video in years, the Postal Service get all Inception-y on us... at a laundromat.
In anticipation and celebration of Exile in Guyville’s 20th anniversary, Sound Affects shares its picks for the top five Girly Sound tracks, the record that formed the blueprint for Exile and later portions of Liz Phair's output.
Darkwave luminary Lycia had its 1996 album, Cold, issued on LP for the first time recently, and with the band's first full-length in a decade due for release in August, Cold's reappearance is a timely reminder of Lycia's legacy in the sphere of bewitchingly mournful music.
Working through the darkness to see the light, Jason Isbell reflects and bares his soul on the mesmerizing Southeastern.
After such a promising set with 2010's Shout It Out, the brothers Hanson present a disappointing, rock-leaning record that has few bright spots.
Limited to 3,000 copies, this is a brilliant experiment in guitar noise, not in entertainment.
Tuesday, June 18 2013
A decade after the release of their million+ selling Give Up, the Postal Service reunite for an arena victory run, though no new album is in sight.
Democracy of Sound examines the roles of piracy and copyright law in the last century and has something to say about the fate of both in this century.