September 11th, 2001 was a pretty low point in our nation’s history. It took us a long time to come back from over 3000 dead in a single day, but believe it or not some good came out of the catastrophe in the coming weeks. Americans found themselves more united than they had been in [...]
I don’t know why Jonah can’t seem to settle down with a band, but despite the number of people he has worked with and the amount of adaptation that requires, he has managed to impress in a number of different genres. This album is more solo-acoustic than New End Original or Far, but it is a prime example of the quality that goes into Jonah Matranga’s music endeavors.
Coco Sumner hasn’t even released an official album yet, but already has a single and has collaborated with three notable artists. She’s working on an album, though; it’s something to be waiting for.
Panic When You Find It is one of those albums that can be just harmonic noise in the background or something you can really get into, depending on how much attention you give it. The guitar tones are usually clear, and the times distortion is used, it is done so sparingly and creatively. The entire [...]
After Alibis And Other Lies failed to truly impress me with its silly and outdated pastiche of arena rock and Australian folk blues, I began to lose hope in probably one of my favorite international bands of all time. After making their masterpieces Easy and New Detention, the latter significant enough to eventually earn a [...]
Those sad little Danish boys are at it again, and after an album as epic as And The Glass Handed Kites it was easy to get excited about what Mew would do next. This record isn’t quite as epic as their last, and not nearly as poppy as the ones that came before, but still [...]
The synthesizer-rock combo is nothing new to the music scene, so you’d expect the bands that try their hand at it in this point of time wouldn’t come off as awkward. The Capes constantly blend catchy with annoying in Hello. All was well in the mix until the synthesizers and effects were added; not all [...]