Lo-fi, soundscapey beats contrast with an acerbic flow. A visionary work that truly transports the listener. There is no higher compliment.
Such Gold - Misadventures
An idealistic marriage of musicianship and energy. Melodic hardcore with technical skill; who would've thought? Those who want punk values, but would otherwise seek technical fulfillment elsewhere, your demigods have arrived.
The Tower and The Fool - How Long
Folk has once again begun to build up mainstream momentum, and these guys do it as good as any. Emotional lyrics, preoccupied with heartbreak, and that appeal to the younger audience blend brilliantly with more traditionally Americana instrumentation.
Rookie Town - New Forest Floors
This is an album that shines as a cohesive work filled with interesting songwriting, and heart. In the sea that is the swelling DIY emo/punk/indie scene, Rookie Town gives the impression that…