Written by Marsha Buehler Friday, 21 June 2013 10:36
St. Louis has always been my home, but sometimes you run away and you find yourself.
Written by Willie Edward Smith Friday, 14 June 2013 16:46
From the titles of the songs to the arrangements and production, this is the sound of rebirth.
Written by Willie Edward Smith Sunday, 09 June 2013 20:18
It’s one heck of a showcase for the core melodies of these songs, and the flexibility of Matt McDonald’s vocal performances.
Written by Willie Edward Smith Sunday, 09 June 2013 20:10
Their songs are as driven and propulsive as hardcore punk as they are indie cool.
Written by Ashley White Saturday, 08 June 2013 17:06
A success story is ultimately about feeling good and celebrating each step closer to your dream, and that’s exactly what Prisoner of Conscious does.
Written by Janet Rhoads Tuesday, 04 June 2013 08:39
Kristian Matsson’s voice is the blade, and then it is the salve.
Written by Jennifer Metzler Thursday, 16 May 2013 20:22
The music of The Terror is striking, a perfect balance of chilling and soothingly hypnotic at the same time.
Written by Kiernan Scrima Wednesday, 15 May 2013 17:57
It starts off fairly well, with the bluesy, roots rock I enjoyed so much in the past, but brought up to date.
Written by Mike Koehler Saturday, 04 May 2013 19:04
Turner has consistently provided very heartfelt, genuine lyrics, and continues that same path here.
Written by Derek Lauer Saturday, 04 May 2013 18:42
We played in a downpour to a rainbow-colored sea of raincoats as everybody sang at the top of their lungs to our songs, and said how we had brought the rain for them
Written by Laura Hamlett Saturday, 04 May 2013 18:23
Being really successful requires a devotion to finding that one thing you do well, and we have a low threshold for boredom.
Written by J. Church Tuesday, 30 April 2013 20:39
Marr’s intricate finger work and arpeggios are well known, and it is his style that makes this a gratifying listen.
Written by Ashley White Wednesday, 24 April 2013 20:30
This is definitely an album about love, but not about being in love.
Written by Ashley White Sunday, 21 April 2013 19:45
One thing I love about musicians is their ability to turn their art into a beautiful story of how dreams come true and hearts break on the road to winning.
Written by Laura Hamlett Sunday, 21 April 2013 19:29
We can only process what we receive.
Written by Janet Rhoads Monday, 15 April 2013 19:52
This is no throwback; it’s a step forward for Costa and, I think as a whole, it’s his strongest work yet.
Written by Janet Rhoads Monday, 15 April 2013 17:08
The songs are suited to what mankind did before we had books.
Written by Michele Ulsohn Saturday, 06 April 2013 09:26
Spreadheads will be getting exactly what they have come to expect from this band of well-seasoned road warriors: a very unique musical journey that always drops its passengers off in a much better place than where they departed from.
Written by Janet Rhoads Saturday, 06 April 2013 08:57
“We couldn't get over the fact that we just enjoyed the sounds of the songs when we played them live. They just seemed to open up and come alive a bit more.”
Written by Brian Cheli Saturday, 06 April 2013 08:21
In their most recent EP, Deerhoof delivers a collection of tracks that blends synthetic sounds with a wide array of possible interpretations.
Written by Jason Neubauer Saturday, 06 April 2013 00:00
Iggy Pop and the Stooges delivers an album that combines Raw Power’s protopunk mastery with the addition of a sophistication befitting songs crafted by much more world-weary men.
Written by Mike Rengel Sunday, 24 March 2013 15:09
Brett Anderson isn’t shy about his trademark romantic, druggy, sexual, often utterly ridiculous yet charming turns of phrases, both old and new.
Written by Mike Koehler Sunday, 24 March 2013 13:05
Their songs are no less powerful or intense, just no longer at a rocket’s pace.
Written by Glen Elkins Sunday, 24 March 2013 12:05
Funny thing is, I can’t remember a single Hayden song that makes him sound brave.
Written by Mike Koehler Thursday, 21 March 2013 08:51
Age is giving Bragg's voice a more wizened, powerful tone that is heartfelt and works so wonderfully with this style of music.
Written by Laura Hamlett Monday, 18 March 2013 11:08
Best single at the NME awards 2007—it was a great year for guitar music.
Written by Jennifer Metzler Sunday, 17 March 2013 11:49
Not everyone has this thing where they just want to find out and archive every weird, random band or album in the world, or find out more.
Written by Ashley White Sunday, 17 March 2013 11:18
His vocals are like velvet interlaced through the beat.
Written by Justin Thompson Thursday, 14 March 2013 20:34
“You can be the best bass player in the world, but if I want to kill you as a person, I don’t really care what you can do with your instrument.”
Written by Janet Rhoads Thursday, 14 March 2013 20:26
“Vegan chicken and waffles for me; normal chicken and waffles for the rest of the band. With serious syrup.”
Written by Janet Rhoads Tuesday, 12 March 2013 21:29
Naomi is either everything or nothing. She is a holy waitress of the cosmos.
Written by Jason Green Tuesday, 12 March 2013 19:40
A preview of this year's edition of SXSW's annual spotlight on Japan's best and brightest bands.
Written by Marsha Buehler Sunday, 10 March 2013 16:45
People that want to do music, be a celebrity or become a “rock star” really need to go to work at FedEx immediately.
Written by Brian Cheli Saturday, 09 March 2013 12:23
The records that feature all four of us tend to be the most challenging when listening through all the different parts and noticing the little nuances.
Written by Jim Ousley Wednesday, 06 March 2013 21:15
All bands who’ve experienced any level of success can attest that it’s persistence and hard work, rather than luck, that allows them to navigate the bad times on the way to the good.
Written by Jim Ousley Friday, 01 March 2013 15:53
From the first bar of the opening title track, you’re in the park early in the summer, daydreaming with your lover and looking for shapes in the clouds.
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