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Tame Impala – “Lonerism”

Once again, an album is released in October, which begs to be played in heavy humid summer days. Lonerism, Tame Impala’s sophomore record, makes your ears feel like they’ve been blown out, without the usual throbbing pain that accompanies it. [...]

October 24, 2012 New Music, Reviews

Harouki Zombi – “Objet Petit A”

As the name suggests, Harouki Zombi is half Japanese geisha and half zombie, complete with wild costumes and make-up for each. According to their website, their performance sets at their shows are meant to ignite a frenzy of dance and [...]

October 23, 2012 New Music, Reviews

“Martian Diver” by Elevator Art

Elevator Art’s forthcoming release, Martian Diver, is an artistic endeavor that transforms the temporal lobe into a tightly wound trampoline distributing varied styles of song writing, instrumental exploration, and conceptual interpretations across the anatomical plain to tickle nerve endings and stimulate sensory [...]

October 19, 2012 New Music, Reviews, SIMGEssentials

Taken By Trees – “Other Worlds”

Taken By Trees isn’t making any grand statements with its third album, Other Worlds, and I think that’s the way creator Victoria Bergsman wanted it. The inspiration for Other Worlds, a recent trip to Hawaii, is delightfully transparent. The playful [...]

October 2, 2012 New Music, Reviews

Efterklang – “Piramida”

The island of Svalbard lies four hundred miles between Norway and the North Pole in the icy Arctic Ocean.  In the early 20th century, it was largely populated with Russian and Norwegian coal mining operations and served as a military [...]

October 2, 2012 New Music, Reviews

“Shields” by Grizzly Bear

Following their pop hit Veckatimest, the Brookyn-based Psych-Folk band was in no rush to return to recording. In the past three years, the group toured its album, two of the members released solo work, (Daniel Rossen’s Silent Hour/Golden Mile, and [...]

September 18, 2012 New Music, Reviews

Relovolution by The Dead Exs

New York City’s own Dead Exs have returned with a brand new collection of Garage-Rockabilly type tunes that would make Bill Haley and Carl Perkins’ mind cave in, Elvis Presley’s heart stop from a far less embarrassing source than fried bananas, [...]

September 17, 2012 New Music, Reviews, SIMGEssentials

Love This Giant by David Byrne & St. Vincent

Love This Giant, the collaborative album of jack-of-all-musical-trades avant-guardian, David Byrne and the twisted, power guitar princess, Annie Clark of St. Vincent, is released today, amidst a thick of critical and popular hype. The music video for “Who”, the first [...]

September 10, 2012 New Music, Reviews

“One More Time, All Together Now” by Empty Orchestra

When Empty Orchestra’s bio stated that they were oft compared to The Hold Steady, they weren’t kidding. Listening to “Broken Record”, the opening track on the Michigan septet’s newest LP, and “You Should See the Other Guy,” there were more than [...]

July 16, 2012 New Music, Reviews

“Play. Rock. Music” by Toadies

First things first. In 1994, Toadies released Possum Kingdom and sunk into the shadows after their follow-up record was shelved. With that out of the way, we can tackle their newest release Play.Rock.Music. The years have been kind to the [...]

July 16, 2012 New Music, Reviews