VIDEO: Wavves “Post-Acid”

August 27th, 2010 · Comments Off on VIDEO: Wavves “Post-Acid”

As put off as I was by all the hoopla surrounding Wavves’ debut, it was Nathan Williams’ subsequent “meltdown” that really made me wish the whole thing would just go away. So, I was shocked to like the band’s first single off its Fat Possum debut, King of the Beach, as much as I do. […]

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VIDEO: Band of Horses “Compliments”

April 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

“Compliments” is the first single off Band of Horses’ third long-player, Infinite Arms, which is due out May 18th via Fat Possum/Brown/Columbia. The music is thicker and busier than anything they’ve done previously. Bridwell’s vocals have always been double-tracked and drowning in reverb, but now he’s harmonizing with himself on multiple levels, which is interesting, […]

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Reunited Dinosaur Jr. still together, prepping ‘Farm’ for June

March 24th, 2009 · Comments Off on Reunited Dinosaur Jr. still together, prepping ‘Farm’ for June

So, Dinosaur Jr. is one of those rare bands that can pull of a reunion and make it work without blatantly rubbing any of the cash-out motives in anyone’s faces. 2007’s Beyond was a perfectly respectable addition to the legendary band’s canon. A little on the retro side, perhaps, but Dinosaur Jr.’s fuzzed up noise […]

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