Monthly Archives: July 2012

Album To Check Out: The Antlers – Undersea EP

Back in 2009, The Antlers debuted their deeply moving, heartbreaking masterpiece of a record Hospice. With the record filled to the brim with emotional turmoils, I almost wondered how the band could possibly try to top their debut, with the … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Micachu and the Shapes – Never

Micachu and the Shapes are a three piece London-based band led by the after-mentioned Micachu (real name Mica Levi). Although Micachu herself would describe the sound of her band as pop – it is not really.  In fact, not at … Continue reading

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Abum To Check Out: BEAK> – >>

If you’re anything like me, then you probably fell in love with that great Portishead record Dummy, an album that made you love all things epic and trippy with relation to music . It has been four long years since … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Poolside – Pacific Standard Time

Los Angeles-based Poolside are the DJ duo of Filip Nikolic and Jeffrey Paradise. Nikolic is originally from Denmark while Paradise is from San Francisco. The two met, way back in 2004, at one of the SF parties that Paradise was … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Purity Ring – Shrines

I have spoke at length about my fascination with electro-pop duo Purity Ring. With swirling synths, arresting stop-start beats from producer Corin Roddick, and ghostly girlish vocals from singer Megan James, Purity Ring invoked comparisons to The Knife with a … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Fang Island – Major

Fang Island is a band that knows how to have fun. All guitars, major chords, and spazz-out happiness, the members of the band once described their music as “people high-fiving each other”. Their self-titled debut album came roaring out the … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Milo Greene – Milo Greene

Milo Greene are a quintet originating from Los Angeles, none of whom are named Milo or Greene. Their name is actually a pseudonym made up by the band for a fictional manager they used to book tour dates. Milo Greene … Continue reading

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