All posts by Benjamin Ricci

  • Record Review: Animal Nation

    Animal Nation Basti Made Me Do It Whistler, BC “Kenny G’s first hip-hop album” Canadian hip-hop should sound like the Beastie Boys in their heyday,...

  • Record Review: Angrepp

    Angrepp Warfare Stockholm, Sweden “Rape, kill, rock ‘n’roll (their words, not ours)” Stockholm’s Angrepp keeps the church fires burning with their primitive blend of D-beat...

  • Record Review: Allo Darlin’

    Allo Darlin’ Allo Darlin’ London, United Kingdom “And allo to you, too” Allo Darlin’ makes danceable pop music full of fun pop culture allusions.  Their...

  • Record Review: Adam Klein

    Adam Klein Wounded Electric Youth Athens, GA “The spirit of Townes Van Zandt and The Jayhawks” A combination of Americana, folk rock, and indie pop,...

  • STUDIO PROFILE: New Austin Music Studio

    In the “live music capital of the world” recording studios are a dime a dozen. But New Austin Music Studio puts the artist in the...

  • Live Review: CMJ 2010

    New York City // October 19-23, 2010 After this year’s College Music Journal Music Marathon I’m confident I know what the old adage ‘New York...

  • Live Review: Austin City Limits 2010

    Austin, TX // October 8-10, 2010   Consistently known for its diverse musical offerings, the 2010 Austin City Limits Music Festival featured an exciting lineup...

  • Live Review: The Back Pockets

    WonderRoot // Atlanta, GA //October 28, 2010 The Back Pockets tread a line between absolute chaos and living, interactive art. Employing an innumerable amount of...

  • Live Review: Dopapod

    Paradise Rock Club // Boston, MA // October 7, 2010   The newly renovated Paradise Rock Club was packed to the gills as countless whistles,...

  • Live Review: Geographer

    Sophia’s Thai Kitchen // Davis, CA // October 16, 2010 There’s a peculiar charm about the live shows at Sophia’s Thai Kitchen: the gentle air...