Written by Brian Cheli Saturday, 06 April 2013 08:21
In their most recent EP, Deerhoof delivers a collection of tracks that blends synthetic sounds with a wide array of possible interpretations.
Written by Jason Neubauer Saturday, 06 April 2013 00:00
Iggy Pop and the Stooges delivers an album that combines Raw Power’s protopunk mastery with the addition of a sophistication befitting songs crafted by much more world-weary men.
Written by Mike Rengel Sunday, 24 March 2013 15:09
Brett Anderson isn’t shy about his trademark romantic, druggy, sexual, often utterly ridiculous yet charming turns of phrases, both old and new.
Written by Mike Koehler Sunday, 24 March 2013 13:05
Their songs are no less powerful or intense, just no longer at a rocket’s pace.
Written by Glen Elkins Sunday, 24 March 2013 12:05
Funny thing is, I can’t remember a single Hayden song that makes him sound brave.
Written by Mike Koehler Thursday, 21 March 2013 08:51
Age is giving Bragg's voice a more wizened, powerful tone that is heartfelt and works so wonderfully with this style of music.
Written by Laura Hamlett Monday, 18 March 2013 11:08
Best single at the NME awards 2007—it was a great year for guitar music.
Written by Jennifer Metzler Sunday, 17 March 2013 11:49
Not everyone has this thing where they just want to find out and archive every weird, random band or album in the world, or find out more.
Written by Ashley White Sunday, 17 March 2013 11:18
His vocals are like velvet interlaced through the beat.
Written by Justin Thompson Thursday, 14 March 2013 20:34
“You can be the best bass player in the world, but if I want to kill you as a person, I don’t really care what you can do with your instrument.”
Written by Janet Rhoads Thursday, 14 March 2013 20:26
“Vegan chicken and waffles for me; normal chicken and waffles for the rest of the band. With serious syrup.”
Written by Janet Rhoads Tuesday, 12 March 2013 21:29
Naomi is either everything or nothing. She is a holy waitress of the cosmos.
Written by Jason Green Tuesday, 12 March 2013 19:40
A preview of this year's edition of SXSW's annual spotlight on Japan's best and brightest bands.
Written by Marsha Buehler Sunday, 10 March 2013 16:45
People that want to do music, be a celebrity or become a “rock star” really need to go to work at FedEx immediately.
Written by Brian Cheli Saturday, 09 March 2013 12:23
The records that feature all four of us tend to be the most challenging when listening through all the different parts and noticing the little nuances.
Written by Jim Ousley Wednesday, 06 March 2013 21:15
All bands who’ve experienced any level of success can attest that it’s persistence and hard work, rather than luck, that allows them to navigate the bad times on the way to the good.
Written by Jim Ousley Friday, 01 March 2013 15:53
From the first bar of the opening title track, you’re in the park early in the summer, daydreaming with your lover and looking for shapes in the clouds.
Written by David Von Nordheim Sunday, 17 February 2013 20:56
Each track careens into the next with breakneck abandon, giving listeners precious little time to steel themselves for the next sonic thrashing.
Written by Jenn Metzler Sunday, 17 February 2013 20:48
We like having that dark stuff going on lyrically while we have fun and upbeat music behind it.
Written by Janet Rhoads Monday, 11 February 2013 20:42
“I’m definitely not one of those people who thinks out music; it’s more of an emotional response for me.”
Written by Ashley White Monday, 11 February 2013 20:32
Listening to each of the 22 songs, I understand what makes music so indicative of how we are all connected and just why each of these artists should be recognized for their achievements.
Written by Jim Ousley Tuesday, 05 February 2013 21:54
Helloween makes no secret of its love for keyboards to add mood and subtext, and they’re put to effective use.
Written by Ashley White Tuesday, 05 February 2013 21:49
It’s easy to see that Midian appreciates the craft of being an artist and knows the sound she wants for herself.
Written by Laura Hamlett Tuesday, 05 February 2013 21:26
“When you’re starting out and you’re just a kid, 20 years seems like an impossibly long time.”
Written by janet m Sunday, 03 February 2013 22:38
There’s an air of serenity that surrounds the entire album.
Written by Janet Rhoads Sunday, 03 February 2013 22:16
Janet Rhoads caught Matt Pond when his solo album dropped in March; now it’s your turn to catch him at Firebird July 1.
Written by Janet Rhoads Thursday, 31 January 2013 20:51
It’s just one album in your lengthy career, but it is important to just keep releasing material.
Written by Laura Hamlett Thursday, 31 January 2013 18:20
I’m incredibly happy—for you and me both—that you’re making music again, and that Blueblack Hussar is as good as it is.
Written by Brian Cheli Saturday, 26 January 2013 12:42
When the light turns green, you don’t blast down the road, because you’re just chill as shit right now.
Written by Jim Ryan Tuesday, 22 January 2013 00:00
I can only hope that my wake will be this festive.
Written by David Von Nordheim Sunday, 20 January 2013 15:25
Somewhere Else is simply a serviceable patch of electronic wallpaper, lacking anything original or interesting in its production, compositions, or subject matter.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 17 January 2013 21:55
If you’re a Patti LuPone fan, or if you just appreciate great singing, you need this album.
Written by Mike Koehler Thursday, 17 January 2013 21:13
This is an album about fun, summer, good times with your friends, and girls.
Written by Brett Berliner Wednesday, 16 January 2013 15:16
Although it can differ in the reaction for some songs, I think there's a core thing that happens that we're fairly familiar with.
Written by Mandy Jordan Tuesday, 15 January 2013 22:11
Like any respectable music nerd, I bought his debut full-length album at the merch table after the show and played it on repeat for the better part of three weeks.
Written by Brett Berliner Tuesday, 15 January 2013 21:46
They’ve spent time in England and Spain, and even visited the titular Lisbon for a show.
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