Local Review: Nate Padley – Monster of Vision

Local Review: Nate Padley – Monster of Vision
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Nate Padley Monster of Vision Soundco Records N. Padley = Cowboy Junkies + Bob Dylan (circa Oh Mercy) + Steve Malkmus   Nate Padley hits the “life is full of

Local Review: Micah Dahl Anderson – EP #1

Local Review: Micah Dahl Anderson – EP #1
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Micah Dahl Anderson EP #1 Mother Clucker Micah Dahl Anderson = Patti Smith + Death Cab for Cutie acoustic Tranquil folksy indie guitar stuff swaps off with Tourette Syndrome outbursts

Local Review: Ibex Throne – Self-titled

Local Review: Ibex Throne – Self-titled
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Ibex Throne Self-titled (Elegy Records) Ibex Throne = Mayhem + Blasphemy + Beherit + Dark Throne   From the cold wastes of Salt Lake City comes one of the fastest,

Local Review: Fail to Follow – Self-Titled

Local Review: Fail to Follow – Self-Titled
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Fail to Follow Self-Titled FTF = AFI + Sick of It All (neutered)   More punk than most hardcore bands that decided they were good enough musicians to show off,

 
 
Local Review: Drug – Self-titled

Local Review: Drug – Self-titled
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Drug Self-titled Drug = Dub Pistols + ‘Quette Daddie’s casio   Eclectic hip-hop outfit Drug engages old-fashioned movie clips mix with rumba beats, disembodied vocal samples, heavy beats and trilling

Local Review: Born Free – Divine Madness

Local Review: Born Free – Divine Madness
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Born Free Divine Madness Born Free = John Brown’s Body + The Roots   Born Free mixes hip-hop with reggae, rock, world music, techno and drum n’ bass, resulting in

Review: Fairlight Children – 808 Bit

Review: Fairlight Children – 808 Bit
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FAIRLIGHT CHILDREN 808 BIT SPV 5/5 I honestly was not going to review this CD because, first of all, I’m still a little shy about admitting my newfound love for

Review: Eric Wikman – I’m A Believer

Review: Eric Wikman – I’m A Believer
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ERIC WIKMAN (DEEPSWING) “I’M A BELIEVER” Generate Music Oh my God! From the man of gospel and disco, jazz and soul, Eric Wikman, comes another powerful roof-raisin’ lover of a

Review: Devendra Banhart – Niño Rojo

Review: Devendra Banhart – Niño Rojo
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DEVENDRA BANHART NIÑO ROJO Young God A companion piece to Banhart’s well received album Rejoicing in the Handsthat was released earlier this year. For the uninitiated Devandra Banhart is a

Review: Charmparticles – Sit Down For Staying

Review: Charmparticles – Sit Down For Staying
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CHARMPARTICLES SIT DOWN FOR STAYING Childstar Sit Down for Staying is supposed to be an updated variation on the shoegazer theme. It is full of guitars taken from Ride records,