Thursday, December 12, 2019

Football, Etc. – Audible

Football, Etc. Audible While the second album from Houston trio Football, Etc. does contain numerous Kinsella family/American Football-esque moments—just listen to the twinkling guitars of album opener “Fair” or...

Silversun Pickups – Neck Of The Woods

Silversun Pickups Neck Of The Woods This review originally ran in AP 287. Silversun Pickups have become one of rock’s more surprising success stories in the past half-decade. The Los...

Second To Last – The Houses Are All Haunted

Second To Last The Houses Are All Haunted Pure Noise http://www.purenoise.net

Green Day – American Idiot

American Idiot As if Green Day were attempting to wipe their listeners memories of their missteps on 2000’s Warning, American Idiot starts out with the band’s best Undertones-esque punk riffing on a vaguely political song harkening...

The Photo Atlas – To Silently Provoke The Ghost EP

The Photo Atlas To Silently Provoke The Ghost EP This Denver quartet pick up where their debut album, No, Not Me, Never, left off with their five-song follow-up EP,...

Longwave

Longwave Secrets Are Sinister Longwave’s 2003 album The Strangest Things, a disc that meshed starry-eyed dreampop with urgent Britpop affectations, is a lost classic of the New York City...

Mount Eerie

Mount Eerie Lost Wisdom The sole problem with Phil Elverum’s new collaboration featuring Julie Doiron (Eric’s Trip) and Fred Squire is that, like life, it’s over too soon. Weighty,...

Albert Hammond Jr.

Albert Hammond Jr. Saturated with ultra-fuzzy rock pizzazz and crystalline song structure, ¿Cómo Te Llama?, the sophomore solo effort from Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr., is the breath...

Darker My Love

Darker My Love 2 There are no hidden touchstones on the aptly titled second full-length from California-based dream weavers Darker My Love. With a lineup including ex-Nerve Agents Tim...

Sleeping In The Aviary

Sleeping In The Aviary Expensive Vomit In A Cheap Hotel A night sleeping beneath the birds is likely to be, uh, aromatic and streaky. It’s kind of a cringeworthy...

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