Eric Risch

Coyotes in Boxes – “Vaporize” (audio) (premiere)

Coyotes in Boxes – “Vaporize” (audio) (premiere)

"Vaporize" from Coyotes in Boxes is a coarse mix of doo-wop and feedback.
Richmond Fontaine: You Can’t Go Back If There’s Nothing to Go Back To

Richmond Fontaine: You Can’t Go Back If There’s Nothing to Go Back To

An Americana capstone, artists present and future should aspire to reach the heights of Richmond Fontaine's You Can’t Go Back If There’s Nothing to Go Back To.
Johnny Cash: Koncert v Praze (In Prague – Live)

Johnny Cash: Koncert v Praze (In Prague – Live)

The abridged Koncert v Praze (In Prague – Live) ranks as the most egregious profiteering on Johnny Cash's name to date.
Robert Pollard: Of Course You Are

Robert Pollard: Of Course You Are

Of Course You Are is a succinct reminder of Robert Pollard's lyrical penmanship.
Carrie Rodriguez: Lola

Carrie Rodriguez: Lola

The wondrous Lola is further proof Rodriguez can move the heart in any language.
Joey Kneiser – “Heaven Only Wants Us Once We’re Dead” (video) (premiere)

Joey Kneiser – “Heaven Only Wants Us Once We’re Dead” (video) (premiere)

Highlighting the inequality that remains in America, Joey Kneiser's "Heaven Only Wants Us Once We’re Dead" gives voice to the marginalized.
Wimps: Suitcase

Wimps: Suitcase

Suitcase is a 27-minute uprising of stupid fun.
jennylee: right on!

jennylee: right on!

Applying Warpaint's thin sonic veneer to yet another decade past on right on!, jennylee runs in place rather than moving forward.
Motel Beds: Mind Glitter

Motel Beds: Mind Glitter

The Motel Beds and Mind Glitter will steal your ears.
Drive-By Truckers: It’s Great to be Alive!

Drive-By Truckers: It’s Great to be Alive!

Consider It's Great to be Alive! a formal invitation to the perpetual Rock Show that is the Drive-By Truckers.
Gun Outfit: Dream All Over

Gun Outfit: Dream All Over

The evaporating songs of Gun Outfit transport listeners on a ride that's a treasure to behold.
Lou Barlow: Brace the Wave

Lou Barlow: Brace the Wave

Barlow tempers verbal emotion with instrumental restraint on Brace the Wave.