All posts by Benjamin Ricci

  • Record Review: Mogwai

    Mogwai Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will Glasgow, Scotland “A return to their roots” Mogwai has been around the block and back again, and...

  • Record Review: Lori McKenna

    Lori McKenna Lorraine Stoughton, MA “Put your mama in your songs” After hearing from Mary Gauthier that the only way to get to heaven was...

  • VINYL OF THE MONTH: Horse Feathers

    Horse Feathers Drain You b/w Bonnet of Briars Portland, OR “One baby says we’re lucky to have met them…” Portland’s Horse Feathers take a pretty...

  • Record Review: The Go! Team

    The Go! Team Rolling Blackouts Brighton, UK “Genre-busting release from schizoid auteurs” The Go! Team, a musical representation of ADD since 2004, have returned with...

  • Record Review: French Miami

    French Miami Motor Skills Brooklyn, NY “Mind-twitching and light-bending” Here’s a legitimate theory: those who listen to French Miami’s mind-twitching and light-bending EP, Motor Skills,...

  • Record Review: Fat Music Vol. 7: Harder, Fatter & Louder!

    Various Artists Fat Music Vol. 7: Harder, Fatter & Louder! Los Angeles, CA “Seventh heaven of punk” Harder, Fatter and Louder is the seventh installment...

  • Record Review: Evan McHugh

    Evan McHugh The World Will Move Along Nashville, TN “All you have to do is sing along” The World Will Move Along is packed with...

  • Record Review: DenFriends Compilation

    Denmark Records DenFriends Compilation Raleigh, NC “You’re amongst friends, here…” Raleigh-based upstart label Denmark Records has compiled 19 of the Southeastern United States’ best up-and-coming...

  • Record Review: Davis Coen

    Davis Coen Jukebox Classic Charleston, SC “Jukebox Hero” The strength of Davis Coen’s Jukebox Classic is its variety.  And that is not something you can...

  • Record Review: David Dondero

    David Dondero A Pre-Existing Condition Duluth, MN “A collection of songs in excellent condition” As one of the most prolific and frequently touring songwriters on...