Like the soft, warm flicker of flames in a fireplace, this album will take you in. Laced together with a balanced mix of both steady and fast-paced songs, these songs dress bluegrass up with traces of classic rock, old country, and new folk.
15 Jul 2012
Elfin Saddle has been taking their listeners off the beaten path since their debut album Ringing for the Begin Again , released by Canadian label Constellation in 2009. Now with Devastates, the band proves they are not only off the beaten path, but for them, there is no path at all.
04 Jun 2012
Initially this record sounds like something you would pick up in a head shop or maybe even a disc you would find in that instrumental section near the greeting cards in a Target or Wal-Mart. But to leave Spirits there would perhaps be a little unfair….
30 May 2012
A happenstance acquisition of Danger Mouse's bedroom has lead the Electric Guest to achieve national acclaim, a Danger Mouse-produced album, and a dynamic new sound that people are swooning over. The duo sits down with PopMatters to tell us all about it ...
06 May 2012
Running free with eclectic percussion sounds and choppy piano riffs, this album is where blue-eyed soul, Radiohead, Spoon, punk, and ska revival all come out to play, and, surprisingly, all these sounds play nice together; this album is a satisfying musical experience.
22 Apr 2012
With ties to the Pacific Northwest and allusions southern folk and bluegrass, The Mechanics of Hovering Flight is flowing with jovial banjo riffs and springy snare beats. Simple and rustic, these songs were crafted out of sheer joy and the cherished moments of everyday life.
15 Apr 2012
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