Monthly Archives: September 2012
Here are a few bands that have been gracing my ears recently that you should check out: Smoke Fairies – this blues/folk duo may be British, but this song does the best job of summoning up great American deserts that I’ve heard since Ry Cooder. Lush, husky vocal harmonies, seriously good stuff, signed on Jack […]
Review of Mumford & Sons new album, Babel up here. It’s good, but I was disappointed.
The blogosphere has latched onto this indie pop band MSMR. They’re really going for the hipstery-photo-tumblr approach to indie that’s so popular these days, and they’ve just released a new EP, Candy Bar Creep Show. Their sound is really in line with what the scene is raving about t the moment, Florence and the Machine-esque, hazy, layered […]
New album review of Rival Sons’ Head Down. It’s great. “Rival Sons flaunt the seventies, side burned and flared in all their visceral glory, beckoning with the arousal of pot-hazed sex in a VW hippie fan.”
…and that means, new review! This week, it’s Bright Black Heaven, the second outing of techno duo Blaqk Audio. tl;dr: “It just sounds a bit like kids’ TV does electro.” It tries hard, but ultimately it’s pretty dull.
There’s this band Rival Sons. They’re pretty damn great. Early 70s-style blues rock with a modern tint, and they happen to be releasing their third studio album tomorrow, entitled Head Down. Now, I won’t be reviewing it just yet – my post tomorrow will be something completely different – but I hope to get a post on […]