Album Review: Wrings – Phases

It has been a while since I have done a full review of and EP/LP. That is about to change, What started as a single song post turned into an album review– and you can thank Wrings for that.

Lets start off with the basics… Wrings is an alternative pop/rock band […]

Album Review: @TheSunshineFactory – Sugar

We got our hands on The Sunshine Factory’s sophomore release, Sugar, a few weeks before it’s set to drop next month – let’s talk about it.

The first track, Down, sets the tone for the rest of the album and takes us back to a better time when psychedelic rock was […]

By |11, 2010|Album Reviews, Psychedelic, Rock & Roll|1 Comment

Album Review: @YoungtheGiant – Self-titled

Wooo doggy! After signing with RoadRunner Records in 2009, Young The Giant (formerly The Jakes) have recently released their first full-length to rave reviews (including this one).

The twelve song, self-titled release is the follow-up to the band’s 2008 indie EP, Shake My Hand. If you’re familiar with these guys, you’ll […]

By |11, 2010|Album Reviews, Indie, Rock & Roll|1 Comment

Album Review: @MattandKim – Sidewalks

Aptly titled Brooklyn duo, Matt and Kim, released their third LP, Sidewalks, this past week on Fader Label. The highly anticipated album comes roughly a year after the band’s last release, and biggest success to date, Grand.

First of all, I want to say that I really like this album and […]

By |11, 2010|Album Reviews, Rock & Roll|1 Comment

Album Review: Hellogoodbye – Would It Kill You

You may unlike BBC for saying this, but I have a soft spot for Hellogoodbye. Ever since I heard “Shimmy Shimmy Quarter Turn” from their last album, Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs!, I was hooked. I don’t know what it was about the album, but it was pretty hard to get […]

By |11, 2010|Album Reviews, Rock & Roll|2 Comments

Album Review: Adam’s Castle – Vices

Finally got my hands on the new Adam’s Castle LP, Vices. If you don’t know who they are, the story goes something like this… The band started in Michigan in 1999 which led to two full lengths, two EPs and cross country tours. They called it quits in 2004, citing […]

By |11, 2010|Album Reviews, Rock & Roll|1 Comment

Antony and the Johnsons – Swanlights

How to describe Antony and the Johnsons’ new album, Swanlights, and how it makes us feel? Bewildered, initially – that’s how I felt upon first hearing Antony Hegarty on “The Dull Flame of Desire”, a song found on Bjork’s album, Volta. You aren’t sure quite what to expect, but that […]

Album Review: Lovers – Dark Light

Really need to let you guys hear this loud and proud, Portland, Or, all female trio known as Lovers. They are gearing up for their synth-heavy new full-length, Dark Light, out on October 12th. Let me first state that this album has been on constant rotation for the past few […]

By |09, 2010|Album Reviews, Electro-Pop|3 Comments