Label: Self-released Year: 2017 Personal favorite/s: lesson learned, through the veil, lull Anilore is a New York-based shoegaze trio composed of Andy Cheng, Andrew Malenda, and Michael Worsa who met at SUNY New Paltz in 1992. The band was created after finding out that they share similar musical influences like New Order, the Pixies, the Jesus and … Continue reading Album Feature: Lull EP by Anilore
Planetary Prince is Cameron Graves' debut as a band leader, and this is only my second time to review an instrumental album, AND my first time to review a jazz album – or is it?
Since releasing a new song after a 7-year hiatus (“Halfway Home”), and member Feist releasing a new album (Pleasure) last month, Canadian indie rock collective Broken Social Scene appeared at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (understandably without Feist) and fans are expressing high anticipation for their momentous comeback. Side note: In the Colbert vid, … Continue reading 10 Broken Social Scene Tracks to Listen to While Waiting for Their Next Album
Chicago, Illinois Caravan of Thieves describe themselves as "gypsy swinging serenading firebreathing circus freaks," and their music as "gypsy-flavored songwriting" matched with high intensity performance. Formed in 2008, the band started with couple Fuzz and Carrie Sangiovanni casually blending and harmonizing their voices, which led to the creation of beautiful music with a bohemian touch. They soon added … Continue reading Caravan of Thieves at Old Town School of Folk Music
Label: More Alarming Records Year: 2017 Personal favorite/s: Wild Fire, Don’t Pass Me By, Nouel, Always This Way, Soothing, Wild Once Laura Marling is easily one of the most brilliant singer-songwriters of today; and producing her 6th album at the age of 27 is a true feat. The album was supposedly a reflection on woman … Continue reading Album Feature: Semper Femina by Laura Marling