All posts by Benjamin Ricci

  • Record Review: Margin Walker

    Margin Walker Departure and Return Boston, MA “A beautiful, rustic, well-crafted bloody nose” Margin Walker announces the maturation and honing of their blistering riffage with...

  • Record Review: Junk Culture

    Junk Culture Summer Friends Oxford, MS “Wait for the summer” Deepak Mantena picked the name of his sample heavy, pop/jungle project honestly: Junk Culture combines...

  • Record Review: Julie the Band

    Julie the Band Wild As the Sky Venice, CA “Mr. Tambourine Men” It’s hard not to be whisked away into some sort of melodic beach...

  • Record Review: John Vanderslice

    John Vanderslice White Wilderness Gainesville, FL “Matured indie legend becomes an orchestra-driven nightingale.” There’s no question White Wilderness is a mature leap forward for Gainesville...

  • Record Review: The Head

    The Head Stockwood Atlanta, GA “Atlanta’s new power-pop powerhouse” The Head’s latest release, Stockwood, is a terrific triptych that shows there is still altruism and...

  • Record Review: Gunslinger

    Gunslinger Early Volumes 1 Los Angeles, CA “High energy electronic trance flirts with dub without force feeding bass.” With a name like Gunslinger one might...

  • Record Review: Deerhoof

    Deerhoof Deerhoof vs. Evil San Francisco, CA “Dissonant guitars and dance freak-outs” The electronic noise freak rock of Deerhoof always seems to march forward and...

  • Record Review: David Lowery

    David Lowery The Palace Guards Richmond, VA “Cracker front man’s wit describes overview of life” “After 27 years I have decided it is time,” declared...

  • Record Review: Christ, Lord

    Christ, Lord Magnalia Christi Atlanta, GA “Beautifully ramshackle” Points of light riddle the Atlanta music scene. Tracing one point back, you will find Christ, Lord...

  • Record Review: The Cave Singers

    The Cave Singers No Witch Seattle, WA “A folk step forward” The Cave Singers return, folk goodness and all, with No Witch, an upgraded and...