Monthly Archives: October 2012

All Time Favorite Albums: Top Ten List

Here are my top ten favorite albums of all time, arranged in descending order, with my favorite track from each album. 10. M83 – Before The Dawn Heals Us (2005) 9. Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago (2008) 8. … Continue reading

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Band Discovery: Sky Ferreira

It seems that Sky Ferreira has always been born for super stardom. Whether by chance and circumstance or by good networking, Ferreira has grown up around and among celebrities. Michael Jackson was a family friend, and after she got into … Continue reading

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Band Discovery: Hundred Waters

The most surprising trivia that you have probably heard about Hundred Waters, the five-piece quintet from Gainsville, Florida, is that they are signed to Skrillex‘s OWSLA label. It’s surprising because the music that the band make sounds nothing like the … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: A.C. Newman – Shut Down The Streets

As lead songwriter of Canadian super-group The New Pornographers, Carl Newman is known writing infectious, incredibly catchy melodies. With talented musicians such as Dan Bejar of Destroyer and Neko Case as band mates, it’s not difficult to imagine how seamless … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Callers – Reviver

Callers are the Brooklyn-via-New Orleans duo of Sara Evans and Ryan Seaton. Reflecting their upbringing, the music that Callers make is a blend of soulful pop, with glimpses of baroque jazz, Motown guitar licks, and gospel R&B thrown in. It’s … Continue reading

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Band Discovery: Foxygen

Foxygen are the California-based duo of singer Sam France and guitarist/keyboardist Jonathan Rado. You’ll have to forgive them if the first time you heard them you’ll think they’re a cover band of classic rock bands such as The Rolling Stones, … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: The Luyas – Animator

The Luyas are a Montreal-based quartet who specialize in atmospheric-based art rock. Born from Montreal’s distinctive art scene, The Luyas count among it’s member former players from the equally arty Bell Orchestre and often collaborate and get production assistance from … Continue reading

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