Cooler Returns (Sub Pop). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
A Tuba to Cuba (Sub Pop). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Double Negative (Sub Pop). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Yuck (Fat Possum Records). Review by Jen Cray.
Sub Pop melodic noisemakers No Age kicked off a week-long anniversary celebration for one of Orlando’s best concert promoters at one of the town’s coolest little clubs. Jen Cray dropped in to pay her respects.
The Thermals are keeping the vitality of mid ’90s-styled indie rock alive and well.
In author Pete Blecha’s new examination of the gnarled roots of Seattle rock music, he posits that it all started with the slurred words “Louie Louie.” Scott Adams obviously approves.
Greg Prato’s new oral history of Seattle music (or “grunge” to you and me, bucko) strikes the right balance between bratty humor and pathos, thinks Matthew Moyer. And was the bassist from Guns N’ Roses really in the Fastbacks? Read on,,,
You think copyright infringement’s today’s hot topic? Tad’s been there and done that, and they’re so over it, they’re over it. Scott Adams drinks a nameless, fizzy soft drink in toast to Seattle’s grunge pioneers.
Glen Galloway is Soul Junk , who delivers the word backed by indie rock and hip-hop beats. Chris Catania talks to the man about Psalms, doing commercial music for BMW and faith.
The Woods (Sub Pop). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Wolf Parade (Sub Pop). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Tournament of Hearts (Sub Pop). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Our Endless Numbered Days (Sub Pop). Review by Terry Eagan.
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Me First (Sub Pop). Review by Anton Warner.
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The Sea And The Rhythm (Sub Pop). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Shine a Light (Sub Pop). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Only With Laughter Can You Win (Sub Pop). Review by Stein Haukland.
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