- Music Reviews
- February 25, 2021
iii (Flemish Eye). Review by Scott Adams.
Not unlike fine Swiss clockwork, the duo that calls themselves Yello have been ticking for four decades without missing a beat.
The Just Joans keep it in the family, and they keep it fairly civil, covering their lethally caustic Scottish wit in a layer of pleasant pop.
The world of Khruangbin is made up of velvet sunsets, shimmering dunes, and cool river rocks. There’s also a guitar, some drums, and a bass. And lately, vocals.
Jade Hairpins don’t care about your repetitive song structures, man. That’s not how you cram five albums’ worth of material into less than forty minutes.
Built to Spill keeps conversation to a minimum as they rock Athens. Roi Tamkin relates.
Pretending and Ending. Review by Carl F Gauze.
For its fourth year the Pitchfork Music Festival proves to Chris Catania, and about 20,000 fans, that it can deliver the goods as well as the big guys.
Normal Happiness (Merge). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Making Beds in a Burning House (Lookout Records). Review by Sean Slone.
Live at the Horseshoe Tavern (Wigwam). Review by Aaron Shaul.
…is a Real Boy (Doghouse). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
Dark Nights: Knife City (ParadeCo Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Andrew Ellis finds out the frustrations and joys Brad Byrd experiences in writing, producing, and releasing his music independently.
Keep On Truckin’ (Up Records). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
Wires (3 Beads of Sweat). Review by Stein Haukland.
Semaphore EP (Sub Pop). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.
Suntan EP (Kimchee). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
Serene (Arena Rock). Review by Stein Haukland.
Tricks For Dawn (spinART / Cooking Vinyl). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.