On the Radio

Fense’s Radio Show: May 17, 2013

The past week saw several notable artists — many ranking among my favorites — release new tracks. Camera Obscura distributed a new track off their forthcoming album Desire Lines, Typhoon gave us a stellar digital single, and we heard a new track off the upcoming album from The Moondoggies. On top of that, I continued… Continue reading Fense’s Radio Show: May 17, 2013


Scout Niblett: Gun (Video)

“I think I’m gonna buy me a gun / A nice little silver one / And in a crowd someday / you won’t see it coming anyway…” sings Scout Niblett in her new song “Gun”. Partly angst-ridden and bent on revenge, another part emotionless and cold, the song provides an eerie juxtaposition to a modern… Continue reading Scout Niblett: Gun (Video)

Song Reviews

Scout Niblett: The Calcination of Scout Niblett [mp3]

“The Calcination of Scout Niblett”, the title track off Scout Niblett‘s new LP on Drag City Records, is a mix between minimalistic folk sensibilities and the rock-worthiness of epic guitar riffs. Going from the soft minimal vocals-plus-quiet-guitar trait common in folk to the hard-hitting distorted rock guitar, “The Calcination of Scout Niblett” finds a unique… Continue reading Scout Niblett: The Calcination of Scout Niblett [mp3]