Album Reviews

The Lucksmiths: Staring At The Sky [Album Review]

It was mid August, 1999 and my parents pulled into the small college town of Pullman, Washington. They left me standing at the side of the road as I waved goodbye. Thousands of miles away in Paris, The Lucksmiths were recording an EP. Years later, the music they defined themselves by would become the pleasant… Continue reading The Lucksmiths: Staring At The Sky [Album Review]

Album Reviews

The Lucksmiths: Spring A Leak [Album Review]

The Lucksmiths’ recently hit the states on a rare tour for the Australian quartet in support of their latest album, Spring A Leak: A Collection Of B-Sides, Covers, Rarities, And Other Treasures Of The Deep. With select exclusive material, the album does take several vinyl-only tracks and gives them a digital edge. It’s the unreleased… Continue reading The Lucksmiths: Spring A Leak [Album Review]

Videos

The Guild League: Mouse Vs. Mountain [Video]

I cannot decide which item I’m more excited about, the free mp3 of “Dead Hour” or the video of “Mouse Vs. Mountain” by The Guild League. This band has been around a while and hints strongly of The Lucksmiths (thanks to their indie-pop nature, Australian home, and the frontman being none other than Tali White),… Continue reading The Guild League: Mouse Vs. Mountain [Video]

Album Reviews

The Lucksmiths: First Frost [Album Review]

This material, though new, is not really new. There are so many parallels between First Frost and the earlier work of The Lucksmiths (MySpace), that it virtually dwarfs any element that could be considered a fresh direction from Australia’s pop darlings. And that is what makes First Frost both extremely comforting and a damn great… Continue reading The Lucksmiths: First Frost [Album Review]