4.14.14
If Thousands
FOR-(SILBER MEDIA)-
Minnesota-based ambient duo If Thousands have been making noisy instrumental post-rock for well over a decade and a half, and For is their first record in More

4.14.14
King of Prussia
ZONIAN GIRLS & THE ECHOES THAT SURROUND US ALL-(MINTY FRESH)-
My copy does not have a Minty Fresh logo on it but all of the reviews I’ve read so far do so More

4.14.14
The Legendary Stardust Cowboy
FOR SARAH, RAQUEL AND DAVID: AN ANTHOLOGY-(CHERRY RED)-
I’ve never been able to get a handle on this guy and after listening to this two disc set I’m More

4.14.14
Tony Molina
DISSED AND DISMISSED-(SLUMBERLAND)-
Whoah...holy moly, what was that? It just shot by in 12 minutes in a whoosh of energy and melody. Yes folks, More

4.7.14
Electric Bird Noises
KIND OF BLACK-(SILBER MEDIA)-
Kind of Black is the latest record from Brian McKenzie’s project Electric Bird Noises, and it’s a bit of a challenger. Referring to it as More

4.7.14
Letha Rodman Melchior
HANDBOOK FOR MORTALS-(SILTBREEZE)-
I had been hearing about musician Letha Rodman Melchior for quite some time (she’s married to garage rocker Dan Melchior). She has been making music More

4.7.14
Dex Romweber Duo
IMAGES 13-(BLOODSHOT RECORDS)-
Man, I have to admit that while this guy and his co-horts were cranking out dusty gems in the 90’s (under the name Flat Duo Jets ) I was listening More

4.7.14
Various Artists
GOOD VIBRATIONS: THE PUNK SINGLES COLLECTION-(ANAGRAM/ CHERRY RED)-
I’m really surprised that in this information age when all sorts of ghosts that were thought More

3.31.14
The Grahams
RIVERMAN’S DAUGHTER-(SOUTH RECORDS)-
Apparently Doug and Alyssa Graham first met in grade school , kept in touch and married years later. While Doug has played More

3.31.14
Jonny Two Bags
SALVATION TOWN-(ISOTONE/THIRTY TIGERS)-
It's always nice when a member of a long-running, well-established band steps away from their day job and into the light. More

3.31.14
Northern Portrait
TA!-(MATINEE RECORDINGS)-
The Slovenly label has been quietly releasing records for what seems like decades now(ok and maybe quietly isn’t the best word to describe them). More

3.31.14
Soft Science
DETOUR-(TEST PATTERN RECORDS)-
I said it before and I’ll say it again, at this point Test Pattern Records has a higher batting average on their releases than Rod Carew, George Brett and Tony Gwynn combined. Not sure if it’s More

3.31.14
The Upsetters
THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UPSETTERS-(CHERRY RED/ HOT MILK)-
A pal turned me on to the magic of freaky eccentric Lee “Scratch” Perry several year ago. More

camera obscura- "do it again"
savages- "shut up"
beach day- "beach day"
flowerss- "sun dial"
pinata protest- "vato perron"
pure bathing culture- "pendulum"
dog party- "how are you doing?"
the three o'clock- "with a cantaloupe girlfriend"
kissaway trail- "norrebro"
the ocean blue- "sunset moonrise"