Tim Kasher plans solo debut for fall

July 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Tim Kasher, the man behind both Cursive and The Good Life, is prepping his first solo record for an October 5th release via Saddle Creek records. The album, entitled The Game of Monogamy, is purported to be more ornate than anything Kasher has been involved with in the past, according to his press release, with […]

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STREAM: Tyondai Braxton “Platinum Rows”

August 28th, 2009 · Comments Off on STREAM: Tyondai Braxton “Platinum Rows”

With an impressive pedigree from both his band and his lineage, it’s unsurprising that Tyondai Braxton would score for a large ensemble consisting of everything from kazoos, piccolo, harp, clarinet, double bass, trumpet, xylophone and glock, just to name a few. Braxton’s debut solo album, Central Market, will be out September 15, 2009 via Warp, […]

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MP3: Julian Plenti “Games for Days”

July 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Must be getting close to album release day, since another free track has leaked from Paul Banks’ debut solo record, Julian Plenti is… Skyscraper (out August 4th on Matador). This one veers well into Interpol’s spiky, post-punk lane- so much so that it almost seems odd that Banks didn’t offer this one up to the […]

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Yet another Strokes side-project delays actual Strokes record

July 15th, 2009 · Comments Off on Yet another Strokes side-project delays actual Strokes record

I really don’t understand bands that take years and years in between albums. The more time that passes, the higher the expectations. Plus, you’ve got crazy short attention spans to deal with, thanks to the shuffling of iPods and whatnot. The kids that bought Is This It are practically moms and dads now. And do […]

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