All posts by Benjamin Ricci

  • Record Review: Quiet Hooves

    Quiet Hooves Saddle Up Athens, GA “Weird, endearingly awkward pop” Quiet Hooves don’t come from left field, they reside there. For the band’s most recent...

  • Record Review: Pegasus Dream

    Pegasus Dream Painting Pantheons Portland, OR “A PDX pop opus” Listening to Painting Pantheons, you’ll find similarities between vocalist JT Lindsey’s multi-tracked pipes and those...

  • Record Review: Mr. Pauer

    Mr. Pauer Soundtrack Miami, FL “Caribbean TRON” Miami-based DJ and producer Mr. Pauer’s latest composite of electro-funk and Durango dubstep has the power to move...

  • Record Review: Megan Slankard

    Megan Slankard A Token of the Wreckage San Francisco, CA “Sultry, warm with a golden glow” Megan Slankard releases her fourth record in good company,...

  • Record Review: Me First and the Gimme Gimmes

    Me First and the Gimme Gimmes Go Down Under Los Angeles, CA “Throw some covers on the barbie…” Having resorted to “sequel” albums in recent...

  • Record Review: Mark Bethune

    Mark Bethune Rattlebox Sessions 1 & 2 San Francisco, CA “Rattlebox and Hum” With a total of 20 minutes between them, you wouldn’t expect Mark...

  • Record Review: Marc Robillard

    Marc Robillard Left London Halifax, NS “Brutally honest but beautifully done” Left London is Marc Robillard’s tribute to the city, and what a city it...

  • Record Review: The Globes

    The Globes Future Self Seattle/Spokane, WA “Electronically vibrant and edgy” Right out of the gate, The Globes explode, delivering a montage of artistic energy. The...

  • Record Review: Generation Bass Presents

    Generation Bass Presents Transnational Dubstep Various Locations “The international house party” The same way that techno has changed since the days of Darude and “Sandstorm”...

  • Record Review: Fleeting Trance

    Fleeting Trance Charm Oakland, CA “Entertaining exploration and appreciation of styles” On their third effort, Fleeting Trance explores Americana, folk, punk and reggae.  Experimental without...