Features

Young Hunting releases Hazel on Gold Robot Records

In 2010, Young Hunting released a single called Into Your Mind; featuring the band at the time, I noted how the band was somewhat reminiscent of Swedish artist Moto Boy. The band also employed hints of The Beach Boys-style harmonies and had some Harry Nillson references too. Three years later, after a handful of additional… Continue reading Young Hunting releases Hazel on Gold Robot Records

Album Reviews

Ned Oldham: Let’s Go Out Tonight 7″ [Review]

A quick read-up on Ned Oldham will tell you he creates mystical Americana folk songs. A listen to his music will support those words. You could even consider questioning his namesake — could it be the less backwoods kin of Will Oldham? Indeed he is. Here he steps out from behind his more well known… Continue reading Ned Oldham: Let’s Go Out Tonight 7″ [Review]

Song Reviews

Björn Kleinhenz: The Mountain Pt. 2 [mp3]

Björn Kleinhenz creates pleasant folk-pop with a romantic edge. Like a Swedish version of something by Iron & Wine’s Sam Beam, “The Mountain Pt. 2” features a soft acoustic guitar, finger-plucked to a calming bliss and accompanied by beautiful vocals. Kleinhenz coos: I am a mountain now, I am the sea and sky, I am… Continue reading Björn Kleinhenz: The Mountain Pt. 2 [mp3]

Album Reviews

Seamonster: Two Birds [Album Review]

From the beach to the mountains, Seamonster‘s Two Birds echoes utmost pleasantries through the audible channel of lo-fi psychedelic folk-pop. Its pop charm is masked by the static white noise of immense distortion, mixed down to a satisfactory non-overpowering level, and warped with the sounds of summertime. “Oh Appalachia” is a beachgoers ode to the… Continue reading Seamonster: Two Birds [Album Review]

Headline

Railcars Take Miraculous ‘Cathedral With No Eyes’ On The Road

San Francisco garage-noise-pop outfit Railcars dropped their new record yesterday, a mystical collective of ferocious bouts of electro noise dubbed Cathedral With No Eyes. You may remember Railcards from our debut/premiere of “Passion Of St. Edmund (Rebirth)”, or maybe even our premature review of Cathedral With No Eyes from a month and a half ago.… Continue reading Railcars Take Miraculous ‘Cathedral With No Eyes’ On The Road