It must be the weather, something in the water or the two-pronged electrical plugs that makes Sweden the current capital of melancholic, poppy female singer-songwriters.
Golden Smog is a slightly irreverent rock collective that never quite measures up to the bands from which the participants are on loan (Wilco, Jayhawks, Big Star, Soul Asylum, etc.).
A quick recap: Chinese Democracy leaked (and sucked) while Axl bartered a deal with Dr. Pepper.
There’s a haunting quality to the late Nimrod Workman’s voice.
Skeletal Lamping expands on Of Montreal’s more recent electro-heavy sound, similar to last year’s monumental release, Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?
Vic Chesnutt and Elf Power? What is this? Some experiment putting “old” in a room with “new”?
This review has been a real bitch for me to write for one reason: How do you discuss two discs of unabashed retro-shoegaze without comparing the band to
Flying Lotus is the nom de plume of Steven Ellison, a name you don’t know, although you know his music.
Lee loves hip-hop. It’s apparent in every syllable of his debut album.
Chrissie Hynde and her latest lineup have taken a career turn remarkably similar to R.E.M.