Monthly Archives: July 2014

Album To Check Out: Spoon – They Want My Soul

If there’s one word to describe the Austin-based rock band Spoon, that word would be consistent. If two words, then let’s use consistently good. Led by frontman Britt Daniel, Spoon has, over the almost two decade life of the band, … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Bear In Heaven – Time Is Over One Day Old

Bear In Heaven is a band that I always found difficulty in deciphering. The Brooklyn trio led b Jon Philpot makes heady, immersive music that have a tendency to envelop you in its drone and depth. And that’s actually what … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Jenny Lewis – The Voyager

If you have been following my blog for awhile now, you would probably know that one of my favorite bands of all time is Rilo Kiley, the seminal Los Angeles-based 2000s band led by Jenny Lewis and Blake Sennett. Rilo … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: La Roux – Trouble In Paradise

The London synth-pop act known as La Roux made quite an impression with their self-titled debut back in 2009. Composed of singer and keyboardist Elly Jackson and producer Ben Langmaid, La Roux made ample use of the best parts of … Continue reading

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Concert Gallery: Cloud Nothings @ The Luminary

Last night brought Cleveland’s Cloud Nothings to The Luminary in St Louis for a wild night of punk rock. Starting out as a solo garage rock effort from leadman Dylan Baldi, Cloud Nothings have morphed into one of the premier … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: My Brightest Diamond – None More Than You EP

My Brightest Diamond is the solo project of New Yorker Shara Worden. Emerging from the shadows of Sufjan Stevens after being a backup vocalist for a number of years, Worden has attracted quite a following thanks to her eclectic performance … Continue reading

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Concert Gallery: Hundred Waters @ The Luminary

Last night brought the Gainesville Florida band of Hundred Waters to St Louis for a dreamy night of music. Hundred Waters, despite being in EDM magnate Skrillex‘s OWSLA label, specializes in creating bubbling, hypnotic songs that fully envelop your senses. … Continue reading

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