All posts by Benjamin Ricci

  • 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...

  • VINYL OF THE MONTH: Bunny’s a Swine

    Bunny’s A Swine Literal Breakfast Northampton, MA “Tastes like chicken” “Your new favorite band.” That’s what Bunny’s A Swine’s official webpage states. A bold claim...

  • Record Review: Borderline Eleven

    Borderline Eleven Read Between The Lines Hooksett, NH “NH punks inspire with debut record” A slow starter, Borderline Eleven’s debut album Read Between The Lines...

  • Record Review: Bleached Palms

    Bleached Palms Festive/Destructive San Francisco, CA “Understated and memorable” Bleached Palms’ latest EP, Festive/Destructive, is a perfect blend of hazy vocals, mellow guitar, and steady...

  • Record Review: Bella Ruse

    Bella Ruse Kuhzoo Minneapolis, MN “Glockenspiel, guitar, and a kazoo, too” Bella Ruse is a two-piece band composed of Kay Gillette and Joseph Barker. Kuhzoo,...