Album Reviews

Small Feet – From Far Enough Away Everything Sounds Like The Ocean
Small Feet were humbly created in a modest Swedish 18th century cabin, dubbed Kvastis by band member Simon Stålhamre. The lead guitarist and singe...more
Yo La Tengo – Stuff Like That There
Now operational for longer than some of their baldest fans have been alive, Yo La Tengo continue to thump the jukebox of 20th century guitar music on...more
Beach House – Depression Cherry
Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally, the Baltimore pair behind Beach House, are a duo endlessly celebrated within the canon of indie pop for their natura...more
Willis Earl Beal – Noctunes
The story of Willis Earl Beal is a strange but compelling one. Once a military man, then a dropout on Simon Cowell’s The X Factor, Beal now finds...more
Frog Eyes – Pickpocket’s Locket
Carey Mercer is a busy man. The Canadian began 2015 by contributing to an album under the name of Hello Blue Roses with friend Dan Bejar from Destroy...more
Telepathe – Destroyer
Make no mistake about it, Telepathe’s second album Destroyer has been a long time coming. Their debut album Dance Mother posed a cute explosion of e...more
Night Beds – Ivywild
For those unacquainted with this 26-year-old Los Angeles resident, a plaintive pair of lungs supported by echo-chamber strums earned Winston Yellen,...more
La Luz – Weirdo Shrine
You should already be familiar with this band. Previous records and hits from La Luz fall into a dream pop lull, guiding you into a happy corner o...more
Chelsea Wolfe – Abyss
The album sleeve to drone-folk singer songwriter Chelsea Wolfe’s new album Abyss bears a strong visual connection to Millais’ Ophelia. Much like O...more
Titus Andronicus – The Most Lamentable Tragedy
Few bands inspire the cult fandom that possesses a Titus Andronicus listener. Led by the enigmatic Patrick Stickles, their combination of righteous an...more