A Place to Bury Strangers buzzes and growls through "Never Coming Back" with no regard for noise ordinances, and it is, as is so often the case, a love-it-or-hate-it kind of situation.
Newcomers to Self Esteem will find a singer who can command in front of the camera as well as in the studio.
"Standing on the Edge of Tomorrow" ends up as much a powerful expression of present dystopian fears as it is a kicking throwback to '80s goth rock.
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On "Everybody's Coming to My House" David Byrne turns out a LCD Soundsystem-esque, disco freak out that, in a parallel universe, could be the theme to the trippiest Bond film ever.
Calexico Expands Their Sound with Reggae and Latin Horns on "Under the Wheels" (Singles Going Steady)
If any band understands how to expand their sound without losing the brilliant essence of the band, it's Calexico.