Monthly archive January, 2013
Shakey Graves - Donor Blues

Shakey Graves – Donor Blues

Shakey Graves blazed onto the scene pretty quickly. While which scene he blazed onto remains up for interpretation, his presence online and in his hometown of Austin has made him into an “indie/folk hero” of sorts. But what draws me to his music is the exact opposite of what I spoke of in our most...
Stellar Young - Everything At Once

Stellar Young – Everything At Once

Snappy, high-fidelity albums play just as important of a role in my ever-expanding music library as any intentionally lo-fi, bedroom-recorded material. Understanding the idea that there can be room for is both is difficult for some to grasp, including my stubborn self for quite some time. Overall though, nothing really compares to blasting a well-engineered...
yesper - cannibal king

yesper – cannibal king

I’ll just get this out of the way now: I’m a sucker for subtle,¬†unassuming indie-folk. Simplicity is an understated treasure in today’s complex indie music landscape, and its spoils are only available for those who make themselves aware of it. In my experience, getting into an album without much more than a guy and his...
Team Tomb - Team Tomb

Team Tomb – Team Tomb

Talented musical duos and trios tend to instill a distinct notion of camaraderie in me for some reason. Bands greater than three tend to disorient me, not in terms of the music exactly, but more in terms of who does what. Done well, duos and trios can pull off the music I want to hear...