Indie Rock

  • Record Review: Spectrals

    Spectrals Bad Penny West Yorkshire, UK “Intelligent, funny, soul-bearing album from singer/songwriter Louis Jones” Arriving on the back of some largely justified buzz, mostly inspired...

  • Record Review: The Michael Williams Band

    The Michael Williams Band Fire Red Houston, TX “Texas heat” Fire Red has a rather fitting title, because it’s on fire. This is truly an...

  • Record Review: Meg Baird

    Meg Baird Seasons on Earth Philadelphia, PA “A stunning album of originals while keeping to her roots” Best known as the female singer in Philly...

  • Record Review: Black Bananas

    Black Bananas Rad Times Xpress IV Washington, D.C. “A beautiful haze of acid drenched noise” It wouldn’t be fair to call Black Banana’s sound a...

  • Record Review: Darkhorse Saloon

    Darkhorse Saloon Greetings From Darkhorse Saloon Jacksonville, FL ”Over-the-top dive bar swagger” Jacksonville natives Darkhorse Saloon is filling the vast guitar-driven rock ‘n’ roll deficit...

  • Record Review: Razika

    Razika Program 91 Bergen, Norway “Beach-pop for the broken hearted” Norway’s latest export, Razika’s debut record is a bilingual parade of joyous three-minute pop songs...

  • Record Review: Stamps

    Stamps Tramps Los Angeles, CA “Put on your dress shoes and make your hips move” Stamps consists of singer/guitarist Bob Morris, drummer Adam James, guitarist...

  • 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...

  • 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: Brooke Fraser

    Brooke Fraser Flags Wellington, New Zealand “The soundtrack to the next iPod commercial” This album feels like the soundtrack to a meaningful movie (“Orphans, Kingdoms”),...