11.24.14
Maggie Bjorklund
SHAKEN-(BLOODSHOT))-Much has happened for Ms. Bjorklund since the release of her debut album in 2011. She was already an in-demand session musician,
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11.24.14
Lloyd Cole
STANDARDS-(OMNIVORE RECORDINGS)-“Lloyd Cole declares he’s no longer too old to rock,” declares the press release that came with this album, which amuses me. Having followed his career More

11.24.14
Whitey Morgan & the 78’s
BORN, RAISED & LIVE FROM FLINT-(BLOODSHOT)-
There’s a venue out here in Evergreen, CO called the Little Bear Saloon and this band played there so much More

11.24.14
John Schooley & Walter Daniels
DEAD MALL BLUES-(12XU)- If you call these guys the England Dan and John Ford Coley or garage blues then you’ll be a marked man. But seriously More

11.17.14
Crayon
BRICK FACTORY-('HHBTM)-
Wow, this was certainly a blast from the past that I had nearly forgotten about. This record by this Bellingham, WA More

11.17.14
Ronnie Fauss
BUILT TO BREAK-(NORMALTOWN RECORDS)-Out of the blue Fauss’ 2012 debut, I AM THE MAN YOU KNOW I’M NOT (also on Normaltown Records) dropped into my lap More

11.17.14
Inspiral Carpets
S/T-(CHERRY RED)-
It always seems to be the case that the best comeback albums are often made by the less-obvious reunited bands, and that’s .More

11.17.14
Willow Willow
LISTENING TO MUSIC-(SELF RELEASED)- These two certainly have an interesting history (though Googling their name and trying come up with anything is difficult). More

11.9.14
Les Baxter
LES BAXTER’S ORIGINAL QUIET VILLAGE-('el/ CHERRY RED)-
Poor Les Baxter. Back in the ‘50s and early ‘60s, he just couldn’t get people to take him seriously. More

11.9.14
The Chills
THE BBC SESSIONS -(FIRE RECORDS)-Wow…this was certainly a pleasant surprise. I never thought I’d see a new release of old Chills stuff. I assumed that everything made More

11.9.14
Sid Griffin
THE TRICK IS TO BREATHE-(PRIMA REECORDINGS)-
I was real happy to see this one. I’ve been a longtime fan of Griffin’s LA-based band the Long Ryders 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"