Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 12:15 p.m.
There is a light that never goes out, and it has nothing to do with the Smiths. It's actually more closely affiliated with Travelodges, train stations and airport terminals. Last month, some friends and I attended most of the dates on A.F.I.'s Octoberunderground Tour with Dispute and The Explosion ... read more
Posted March 11, 2009, 2:45 a.m.
Try Me Bicycles Voicings is a dreamy and delicate offering, even when it tends towards the brooding and melancholy. Such a balance is difficult to ... read more
Posted March 4, 2009, 9:33 p.m.
Denver-based quartet Fiancé has put forth a pretty catchy follow-up to 2007s, The Girl From the Ivory Coast. With 2008s Please, Ambitious, Please, Patrick Maguire ... read more
Posted March 2, 2009, 12:24 a.m.
Sold; Ill take two, please. From start to finish, this five-track EP from Californias The Dalloways is a gem. Dirty Money and Filthy Love, with ... read more
Posted Oct. 9, 2008, 12:37 a.m.
I have this vaguely unpleasant sensation lately when listening to The Stand Ins that Okkervil Rivers Will Sheff (guitar and vocals) is peering in the ... read more
Posted Aug. 27, 2008, 12:29 a.m.
It really is a double-edged sword to be visually compelling and a bit theatrical as a musician. If youre not Bowie and it isnt 1972, ... read more
Posted Jan. 25, 2006, 12:08 a.m.
I get the distinct impression that John Vanderslice might be a bit of a flake. But after spending some time with Pixel Revolt, I'm also ... read more
Posted Jan. 11, 2006, 3:12 a.m.
I probably should have known something was up when two thirds of the reviews I read of Mommy and Daddy's Duel at Dawn talked more ... read more
Posted Dec. 23, 2005, 4:53 a.m.
I broke a fingernail tearing the shrink wrap off Playing the Angel - that's how excited I was to get into it. After the confusion ... read more
Posted Dec. 17, 2005, 10:26 a.m.
Legend, and probably some interview posted somewhere on the internet, has it that halfway through recording The Funeral Album the members of Sentenced decided it ... read more
Posted Nov. 25, 2005, 5:45 a.m.
It's going to sound silly, but in recent months, Scarling has taken on Moby Dick-like proportions in my life. They were that band that everyone ... read more
Posted Sept. 13, 2005, 4 p.m.
I'll be honest. I expected certain things when I attended Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force show at the Hammersmith Apollo this past spring. I was prepared ... read more
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