(CL5) - Hello again. As you can see I am continuing my torrid pace of one review every couple of months. A vacation back home (Canada, the home of poutine and clean air) coupled with my own musical endeavors pushed a few reviews back. What can I say, it’s good to be busy and sometimes you don’t get the chance to listen to as much music as you would like. I was perfectly content with continuing to not write a review
(JW1) - No, I am not talking about the 1999 Canadian-American TV movie drama (Summer’s End) although THAT would be an interesting post.
I am talking about that back-to-school or
(CL4) - Alright, enough messing around. It’s time for things to get heavy. For my first post since the Clinton administration (topical, zing!) I had a lot to choose from. Some jazz (it’s on it’s way) more hip-hop (eventually) or some experimental improvised post-hardcore math rock. Naturally I chose the hip-hop, but in a twist of fate I find myself writing about “Blastronaut” and well, I’m glad I am. With their second EP aptly titled “EP ll: We Are Now Post Human,” you’ll find that
(ML8)-Okay kids, I’m about to make a shameless confession, so brace yourselves. In the past two years, I have paid full price for only three albums: Oli Rockberger’s “Old Habits” (which should be transcribed note for note by those of you who have the patience and/or skill set), Lana Del Rey’s “Born to Die” (which I’ve listened to on repeat, mostly because I feel like I’m supposed to like it), and Hannah
(ML7) - A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to stumble into Pianos during a highly energetic performance by North Carolina’s Morning Brigade. I was struck by the passion demonstrated by each member of this fiery indie folk band. Though the lines
(CL4) - Hova’s “Magna Carta Holy Grail” dropped yesterday, do yourself a favor and don’t let that be the only Independence Day release you listen to. Yesterday was also the day The Karma Exchange brought us an incredible achievement in “Neon Translation”.
I can’t get over the mix of groove, pure melody and ferocity this group is able