Tag Archive: music reviews

The Year End List That Never Was

It’s been a long time since I’ve written anything here. But the fact is, I’ve been doing A LOT of writing in 2017. More than I ever have before. I finished draft three… Continue reading

Azealia Banks Finally Stirs It Up Right With ‘Broke With Expensive Taste’

“I’m so tired of all this drama,” Azealia says. She finally showed up: Miss Azealia Banks, Yung Rapunxel herself has her very own full-length debut album.   Broke With Expensive Taste has been… Continue reading

Merrill Garbus is My Spirit Animal. I Love Nikki Nack

When I listen to a tUnE-yArDs record, I wait for the moment when my mouth drops open. Sometimes I’m alone, dancing at home, and other times I’m on the street, making faces at… Continue reading

St. Vincent Had Me At “I Took You Off Your Leash”. I’m Obsessed With Annie Clark.

Annie Clark’s new record is sticky. It sticks in my brain. I’ve been humming its strange horn hooks and angelic choruses to myself for days. “People put the TV on/it looks just like… Continue reading

I’ve Been Listening To Reflektor, Dancing Alone In My Bedroom For Days: Love Is Plastic, Break It To Bits

Indie rock no longer wears a disguise. We see Win Butler behind his stripe of black. We see the band he fronts, Arcade Fire, win the Grammy for Album Of The Year. We see him and his… Continue reading

I Reviewed Dr. Dog For A Website That Isn’t My Own And It Was Weird

[Reader’s note: remember when I said I was going to review B-Room for a website? Well, this is how that turned out.] For their seventh studio album, B-Room, Dr. Dog built a whole… Continue reading

My Love For Dr. Dog Is A Massive, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Easy Beat Or Go Home

I remember my very first interaction with Dr. Dog. I was a freshman in college and learning my way around our campus radio station. On the overly-heavy studio door was a bunch of… Continue reading

Man Man Is Weird. Let’s Get Weird With On Oni Pond

There really is no other way to say it: Man Man is a weird band. Their records are a soundtrack to your daydreams and nightmares. They paint their face making their shows more… Continue reading

The Retro-Renaissance, Brought To You By Jonathan Rado: Law & Order

The psychedelia of the 1960s was when the smoke got in your eyes. Listening to records of that era is surreal and colorful, mystical and mental. The roots of it are folk –… Continue reading