Album Reviews

Unlikely Friends Release Solid Gold Cowboy on Jigsaw Records

Let’s take a trip back in time. The year is 2006, and FensePost is only a few months old. I stumble upon a newly relocated indiepop artist called BOAT. The band moved from Chicago to Seattle and landed a spot on the Magic Marker Records roster for their debut LP Songs That You Might Not… Continue reading Unlikely Friends Release Solid Gold Cowboy on Jigsaw Records

Features

Pillow [Feature]

I still find it astonishing that the 90s were more than a decade ago. That would also mean that Pillow, this little-known Swedish group, met its demise in the early days of the Internet. Unfortunately, that means there is very little about this band available, and with a name simple and commonplace in terminology —… Continue reading Pillow [Feature]

Lists And Mixes

Label Spotlight: Jigsaw Records

The man behind Jigsaw Records has insurmountable knowledge about the most underground of bands, of obscure labels from all corners of the planet, most of which favor various subgenres and sub-subgenres of indie pop. This knowledge should not be regarded lightly, as Chris McFarlane has had his eye on the industry, and in some form… Continue reading Label Spotlight: Jigsaw Records

Album Reviews

Spraydog: Karate Summer Camp [Album Review]

In fashion we are edging back to the early nineties. The spawn of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore was recently photographed in a flannel shirt. Seattle groups are beginning to look like tailored lumberjacks with their button down, tight fit flannels and lengthy beards. And music is beginning to look to the early days of… Continue reading Spraydog: Karate Summer Camp [Album Review]

Album Reviews

Patience Please: Parallel Plots [Album Review]

I’ve been looking forward to hearing more from Patience Please and when I heard that their latest EP, Parallel Plots, was stocked at local record stores in Seattle, I couldn’t resist running out to pick them up. I was so early, in fact, that the stores had yet to put them onto the shelves. Ray… Continue reading Patience Please: Parallel Plots [Album Review]