Hey. Hey. I enjoyed your show. You rocked, the way only ladies can rock. I’ve been waiting eight years to see you play live. No disappointments there. Yeah? Thanks man. Loved the fact you only played for around – what was it? – 35 minutes. No chance of boredom. Loved the grungy minimalism. You […]
Back in my diagnosis/review of Young Magic, I denounced synths (or, rather, the dull-witted folk that don’t abuse them) as instruments of cool, as anesthetics for the youth that reminisce about a decade they weren’t even born in. But behind that shimmery veneer of glass, every once in a while, someone sneaks up with a […]
The following list details the passionate musical warriors of 2012 — the glimmering hope of a less boring 2013.
Dum Dum Girls had a massive year — the Coke Zero of the indie world. You know, same taste as the original formula but not as filling.
This is what it feels like to be alive in 2012 — connected to everything and more isolated than ever.
Not a note wasted, not a note pointlessly repeated.
Something to do with believing in the power of music
This album blows my mind every time I listen to it.
Perhaps Merrill Garbus is the anti-Zooey Deschanel? I fucking hope so.
Just been reminded of this. Bangs alive! How could I have been so amiss. Read the review first, if you want. It’s great, plus it’s kind of there for that purpose. Then come back over here and we’ll have a little chat.