If you don't think you'd like sweeping country pageants fronted by a voice that sounds like the thick rubber of an eighteen-wheeler's tire being punctured by a rock, this album isn't for you. But also: you're fucking wrong.
Jul 23, 2006
It’s not so rare for an album to focus on childhood. Many bands, from Architecture to Helsinki to The Boy...
May 29, 2006
After Winter Must Come Spring
was recorded early in the year by Efrim of Godspeed You Black Emperor! and A...
May 04, 2006
If there's a reliable dream for an independent music critic--one which is, 95% of the time, the stuff of pipes--it's...
Apr 20, 2006
If Owen Ashworth, as he has apparently claimed, doesn’t tap into some personal reservoir of desolation and hurt for these...
Mar 02, 2006
The Acorn and I are from the same city, so I admit that there’s something about the band’s small-town escapism,...
Feb 16, 2006
Blur is back, WOOT!
Oh. Wait. That’s not Damon Albarn. I mean, he’s British. But not Albarn. But --...
Feb 02, 2006
There are some albums that, for no reason I can easily categorize, serve their purpose best in the background. ...
Jan 12, 2006