- Staff Picks
- July 23, 2021
Big Whoop. Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Raw, stinging, and pungent like a freshly-cut onion, The Bobby Lees quickly peel away their layers to share their tender, pearl-white hearts.
The Delta Sweete (UMC). Review by James Mann.
Marriage (Deer Bear Wolf). Review by James Mann.
Mourning Birds EP (Independent). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Lonerism (Modular Fontana). Review by Jason O’Neal Griggs.
Central Flow (Fire Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Betrayal of Hearts (Sovereign States). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Oracular Spectacular (Columbia). Review by Matthew Moyer.
When the recently reunited Swervedriver teleported their shoegazey goodness to the Paradise in Boston, Addam Donnelly was there with his space boots and measurement devices to record the waveforms.
Berandals (Pox World Empire). Review by Andrew Coulon.
Beautiful Targets (Tee Pee Records). Review by Andrew Coulon.
Some Loud Thunder (Self-Released). Review by Jen Cray.
Ghosts of Our Vegas Lives (3 Beads of Sweat). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Both rose-eyed fan and band insider, the Flaming Lips’ official biographer takes Matthew Moyer by the hand backstage into their fabulous rock n’ pop theater. Find out why Jim DeRogatis’s bio on an indie success story (that hasn’t made us cringe yet) makes this volume worthy of top spot on your reading pile.
The Suitcase (Hidden Agenda / Parasol). Review by Stein Haukland.
Doug Kabourek was once part of the band that eventually became The Faint, but with Golden Sand and the Grandstand, he’s moved on to his own lo-fi indie pop gems as Fizzle Like a Flood. Stein Haukland gets the scoop on Kabourek’s music and that unusual name.
Romantica (Jetset). Review by James Mann.
Streamline (Safe House). Review by James Mann.
All Is Dream (V2). Review by Sean Slone.
Beyond Indifference (Quality Park). Review by Marcel Feldmar.