Song Reviews

Sea Wolf: Stanislaus [Track Review]

Sea Wolf returns after a few years with a new album, White Water, White Bloom. “Stanislaus” comes from that album; more specifically, it comes as a bonus track on the vinyl version of the album. On “Stanislaus”, Sea Wolf continues their pop-heavy Americana-style folk. The song is impressive for a bonus track — such songs… Continue reading Sea Wolf: Stanislaus [Track Review]

Song Reviews

Bad Veins: Found [Track Review]

Back in 2007, I caught Bad Veins play a live broadcast for WOXY in New York during CMJ. My recollection is deceiving me — I was under the impression that their music was a bit louder and crazier. Their self-titled LP opens with “Found”, a song that champions melody and clever instrumentation. It contrasts sharply… Continue reading Bad Veins: Found [Track Review]

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Eulogies: Here Anonymous [Album pReview]

There is an obvious sense of natural progression that can be heard on any given Eulogies track. They are a refreshing objection to the stagnant reality of rock ‘n roll. The haunting yet calming sound Peter Walker’s majestic voice is easily up to par with any lead singer already well appreciated in the music community.… Continue reading Eulogies: Here Anonymous [Album pReview]

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Darker My Love [Feature Band]

I was initially confounded by Darker My Love (MySpace). Many songs off their sophomore release, aptly titled 2, have the indie pop sound, but the strength behind guitars is quite a bit heavier than your typical “indie pop” band. Then I thought, Well wouldn’t that mean the band fits Power Pop? Granted, power pop is… Continue reading Darker My Love [Feature Band]