Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Bloc Party – Four

Bloc Party Four This review originally ran in AP 290. The new offering from Bloc Party is sprinkled with some intra-band asides and buzzing amps, signifiers for a “being there”...

Carpenter – Sea To Sky

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Fair

Fair Disappearing World Seattle-based producer Aaron Sprinkle is best known for his work with artists such as Pedro The Lion, Emery, Anberlin and Damien Jurado. But it’s with Fair...

An Albatross

An Albatross The An Albatross Family Album They’re the spring-loaded snakes leaping out of a gag can of unsalted nuts. An Albatross inhabit a madly mutating hall of mirrors...

Warship

Warship Supply And Depend Although From Autumn To Ashes fans should rightfully mourn singer/drummer Francis Mark’s decision to put the band on ice, they can still take sweet solace...

Dr. Dog

Dr. Dog Fate Since their debut album Easy Beat was released in 2004, the overwhelming stigma with Dr. Dog is their uncanny likeness to a certain legendary Fab Four...

Shot Baker

Shot Baker Take Control Shot Baker may be less than five years old, but the Chicago band play with what seems like a decade of development and dedication to...

I Am Ghost

I Am Ghost Those We Leave Behind There was a time not so long ago when I Am Ghost sent more than a few listeners scrambling for black eyeliner...

Headphones

Headphones Headphones Although Headphones sound absolutely nothing like the Postal Service, the comparison is now inevitable whenever a veteran indie icon abandons guitars for synthesizers. However, whether you’ve...

Death Killer

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