Aubrey Plaza is one of those actresses that has a pretty intense following. And I fit that mold; she is among my favorite actresses thanks to her roles in Parks & Rec and Safety Not Guaranteed. Plaza stars in the video for “Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings” by Father John Misty. Emotional and destructive, she does… Continue reading Father John Misty: Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings (Video)
Have you heard this yet!? I’m talking about “Kingfisher Call Me” by The Ruby Suns off their forthcoming LP Christopher. The song is giving me intense chills right now! It’s easily the best thing I’ve heard ever from The Ruby Suns. Check minute 3:08. It’s like the end of “TMNT Mask” by Chad VanGaalen (off… Continue reading The Ruby Suns: Kingfisher Call Me
Taking notes from electro-pop bands like Purity Ring, Still Corners add some heavier beats in their new song “Fireflies”. However, songwriter Greg Hughes and vocalist Tessa Murray don’t stray too far from their origins off Creatures of an Hour.
You know, I remember picking up Love And Distance by The Helio Sequence upon its release way back in 2004. The band was young then; well, younger. Funny to think the release date of that album is rapidly approaching a decade past.
Sera Cahoone is back with a new LP on Sub Pop called Deer Creek Canyon, and with the announce of the new album comes a song from it. With “Naked”, Cahoone sounds more confident and self-aware than what we’ve heard in the past — even the phenomenal title track to Only As The Day is… Continue reading Sera Cahoone: Naked MP3
Teen Dream, Beach House‘s last LP, came in as my number 2 album of 2010. Within its cover are 10 songs, not a single one weak. Beach House is back with Myth off their forthcoming album Bloom and if this song is telltale for what we can expect, the new album could be a solid… Continue reading Beach House: Myth
Of all Fleet Foxes‘ collective works to date, none have impressed me as much and as thoroughly as “The Shrine / An Argument”. Off their latest LP, Helplessness Blues, the song is a medley of sorts, an elongated story with various movements. It’s downright exciting to see the song played out in an eight-minute video,… Continue reading Fleet Foxes: The Shrine / An Argument (Video)
First hearing “Endless Summer” a few months back, it may have been slightly difficult to understand what Sub Pop saw in their new signee, Still Corners. Granted, the song is very good, but it alone fails to demonstrate the sheer power this band holds. That power is conveyed throughout Still Corners’ debut Sub Pop LP,… Continue reading Still Corners: Creatures of an Hour (Album Review)
There are very few certainties in life. With the economy in a downfall, natural disasters coming from all angles, and the earth slowly warming, it is very easy to become weary about any sort of regularity in this world. But, there is are two certainties you can always count on: 1) you are going to… Continue reading Blitzen Trapper: American Goldwing (Album Review)
Blitzen Trapper are arguably one of the hardest working (and most estranged in character) bands out today. With a relentless tour schedule that makes you wonder if Eric Earley and crew actually have homes to go back to, and what seems to be an “album a year” strategy going for them, they have definitely earned… Continue reading Blitzen Trapper: Love The Way You Walk Away (Video)