Last week I returned to the present with only a few throwbacks to the 90s toward the end of the show. The split digital/vinyl show featured new tracks from Sleeping Bag, The Babies, Sweater Girls, Gospel Claws, Suturee and Thunder Power. We also featured a few favorites since the year 2000 with tracks by The… Continue reading Fense’s Radio Show: November 9, 2012
Omaha’s Thunder Power returns soon with a new full-length called Volumes and from it is the song “Spiraling Sky” for which they just released a video. Directed by Lindsay Trapnell, it’s a bit weird with a cartoon monkey from another universe taking a psychedelic journey to earth.
Thunder Power seems content to just dish out EPs, having given us quite a few since they debuted in 2008 with Love Yourself. A split between Thunder Power and The 1959 Hat Company, Hearts Intersect is their fourth proper EP, and it hits in early March via Slumber Party Records.
When I compiled my original Best Of 2008 list last December, it was a snow day. The sky dropped about a foot, maybe a foot and a half of fluffy white stuff and we lowly sub-compact drivers could go nowhere. Between ranking albums and locating album art, I took a stroll around town with my… Continue reading A Retrospective Top 33 and 1/3: Best Albums of 2008
Thunder Power’s EP Love Yourself… was filled with infective pop songs that earned it consistency on my 2008 playlist. And Everything After, to the contrary, features stripped-down pop. It’s less upbeat, has less volume, but luckily maintains the greatness of Thunder Power’s other work. “Ship In A Bottle” finds the two primary vocalist, both of… Continue reading Thunder Power: And Everything After [Album Review]
Written by Fense If you know me, you know I love carefree, youthful pop music. This wintery pop gem is just that. The video is also a fun little ditty. The song can be found on Thunder Power‘s debut EP, Love Yourself on Nebraska imprint Slumber Party Records. It’s a brief five songs, but believe… Continue reading Thunder Power: (Why Don’t You Go) Take A Hike [Video]