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RECORD REVIEW: DEERHUNTER – HALCYON DIGEST

DEERHUNTER – Halcyon Digest 4AD Buy here Music artists, whether they are bands or solo performers are supposed to have a small window of opportunity, a period of time where their creative forces are at their peak and their best...

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RECORD REVIEW : TWIN SHADOW – FORGET

TWIN SHADOW – Forget Terrible Records Buy here Twin Shadow Official site There are a lot of bands and artists today who have embraced music of the past and reworked it to create a post millennium sound we are all now...

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RECORD REVIEW: MATTHEW DEAR – BLACK CITY

MATTHEW DEAR – Black City Ghostly International Buy here  Matthew Dear Official Site  Instant celebrity is a common thing these days, with commercially driven shows like Idol and a million off-shoots promising fame and wealth to young wanna-bes everywhere. But, provenance...

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RECORD REVIEW: THE WALKMEN – LISBON

  THE WALKMEN – Lisbon Fat Possum/Bella Union Buy out single is an example of how the band have grown and learnt to experiment with their approach, (witness the third track ‘Follow The Leader’ for another example of a...

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ALBUM OF THE WEEK – SEPTEMBER

September 6, 2010 THE WALKMEN (USA) Lisbon Fat Possum Records The Walkmen myspace Buy here 1. Juveniles 2. Angela Surf City 3. Follow The Leader 4. Blue As Your Blood 5. Stranded 6. Victory 7. All My Great Designs...

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RECORD REVIEW: WOMEN – PUBLIC STRAIN

WOMEN – Public Strain Flemish Eye/Jagjaguwar Buy here (UK,EUR,ROW) Pre-order here (CAN/USA) Out September 28. Being the subject of critical acclaim upon the release of a debut album can often make the task of producing a follow up daunting....

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INTERVIEW: WOMEN
INTERVIEW: WOMEN

Calgary four piece, Women, emerged in 2008 to critical acclaim with the release of their self titled debut album. Now they’re back with the follow up, ‘Public Strain’. We spoke with guitarist Pat Flegel a couple of week’s back...

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RECORD REVIEW: KACEY JOHANSING – MANY SEASONS

KACEY JOHANSING – Many Seasons Porto Franco Records Kacey Johansing Official Site Buy here I’m not a fan when it comes to the music of Rickie Lee Jones or that other more recent Jones, Norah. Sure, they’re great at...

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RECORD REVIEW: ARCADE FIRE – THE SUBURBS

ARCADE FIRE – The Suburbs Merge Buy here Driveways, bikes, porches, cul de sacs; the urban landscape of the suburbs means different things to different people. David Lynch saw it as a place of deep dark secrets with a...

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RECORD REVIEW: MENOMENA – MINES

MENOMENA – Mines Barsuk Menomena myspace Buy here If there was a niche genre in rock to match the Intelligent Dance Music (IDM) moniker in dance, say Intelligent Rock Music or something…, Menomena would be one of the first...

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