Domino darlings and American indie rockers Dirty Projectors are due to release their highly anticipated sixth album entitled Swing Lo Magellan. The thoughtful band known for their dizzying, innovative tracks have jumped forward again with this album and created more fresh sounds.Read More
Album reviews and new music previews from the latest releases by upcoming bands and indie record labels.
Confess is not a complex album that will coke up your senses. Confess does not have convoluted lyrics that will keep you deciphering for years to come. Confess hasn’t the experimentation desired nowadays from fresh indie demigods. Twin Shadow’s latest LP out July 9th is not, despite all intent, a modern piece that will be remembered as a milestone in the contemporaneous music trends of our great Western civilization.Read More
Of the past 6 decades in rock and roll, I’d probably rate the 90’s right at the bottom.There are a few bright spots though and in fact a lot of people consider Pavement to be one of the frontrunners for band of the decade. The Silver Jews then do fit into the conversation tangentially as they are sort of the Megadeth to Pavement’s Metallica. So the band does have a devoted fan base, but even then you might be hard pressed to find that many of them that can get through and enjoy the latest Silver Jews release of their early recordings and demos in Early Times.Read More
o the casual on-looker, PS I Love You’s quick rise to the summit of the intensely competitive Canadian music landscape is the thing dreams are made of. Heck – just over one year ago the band released their highly praised homage to their hometown Kingston,Read More
Growing up in a Christian household didn’t leave too many avenues for enlightenment in the church of rock and roll, but as these things usually happen; one day the door opens and you step through to never turn back.Read More
If you’re never heard of Bebe Buell chances are you probably know who she is. Buell is a former Playboy centerfold who cavorted with many musicians in the 70’s as a self described “band aid” and was one of the inspirations for the Penny Lane character in Cameron Crowe’s “Almost Famous”. Her brief affair with Steven Tyler spawned her more famous daughter Liv Tyler.Read More
Trevor Powers couldn’t have picked a more perfect title for his musical venture, as his pseudonym invokes the fragility of being young, all to the sound of deep, swelling pools of synth. Powers performs and records under the name Youth Lagoon and has just produced the dream inducing debut album The Year of Hibernation.Read More