- Staff Picks
- July 23, 2021
Big Whoop. Review by Julius C. Lacking.
The Man Downstairs: Demos & Rarities (Tiny Ghost). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Viagra Boys don’t care what you think… there’s plenty of room for a saxophone and John Prine covers in the backseat of a 21st century punk band.
I am generally skeptical and disrespectful of band names with special capitalization, but IDLES look and sound like they mean business.
Sneaks uses electronic layers and a disaffected delivery to create something that lives in the past and in the future and only circumstantially in the present.
The Fifth Dimension lets Jeffrey Schweers travel up, up and away in a new Wax On!
Robyn Hitchcock and the Egyptians Globe of Frogs helps Jeffrey Schweers endure the pandemic in another burst of Wax On!
How are musicians coping with a world without stages. Bob Pomeroy talked to a few of his favorites who have turned to streaming shows to get some answers.
Arthur Buck (New West). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Veteran alt-rockers keep heads bouncing at Cincinnati’s alt-treasure roadhouse the Motr Pub.
Thank You, Friends Big Star’s Third Live…and More (Concord Music Group). Review by James Mann.
Robyn Hitchcock (Yep Roc). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
The Interpreter: Live at Largo (Maximum Sunshine Records). Review by Sean Slone.
Seconds Late for the Brighton Line (ROIR). Review by Robert Sutton.
Together (Matador). Review by Sean Slone.
No Hope No Future (Brille Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Diagrams Without Instructions (Hi Fi Alliance). Review by Jen Cray.
Favourite Colours (Yep Roc). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Flip Flop (Yep Roc). Review by Sean Slone.
Favorite Colours (Yep Roc). Review by Sean Slone.
So maybe it doesn’t all fall on the same calendar. It all still merits a mention, or so James Mann thinks.