Album Reviews

Various Artists: Wish I’d Kept A Scrapbook (A Tribute to Tullycraft) [Album Review]

When I saw there was a new compilation devoted to hailing one of the greatest northwest bands of all time (yes, Tullycraft), I got pretty excited. When I saw that the tracklist included bands from famed labels like Tullycraft’s very own Magic Marker Records, as well as HHBTM, Matinee, and even recent favorite weePOP, my… Continue reading Various Artists: Wish I’d Kept A Scrapbook (A Tribute to Tullycraft) [Album Review]

Album Reviews

The Smittens: The Coolest Thing About Love [Album Review]

Written by Fense The Smittens (MySpace) fit the darker side of indie pop, a side not often heard but easily welcome. Their chord progressions are filled with minors and, while ultimately upbeat, the songs are not nearly as cheerful. This rings as true on “The Interstate” as it does on “Half My Heart Beats”, a… Continue reading The Smittens: The Coolest Thing About Love [Album Review]