Tag Archives: Smiths

Sleepercar's West Texas Roots

When The Mars Volta emerged in 2002 with De-Loused in the Comatorium, one of the most uniquely exciting debuts of the past several years, the widespread acclaim for the release also brought attention to the originating projects of the members … Continue reading

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A Mix for the Lonely: Valentine's Day '08

Considering that the dates of anniversaries and birthdays vary from person to person, it would not be entirely unrealistic to deem Valentine’s Day as the most universally abundant day for the exchanging of mix tapes. After all, the process of … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Babyshambles – Shotter's Nation

The king of British tabloids crafts an album that hopes to be the first step toward his highly publicized “comeback trail”.

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Tacos and Lo-Fi Recordings: James Chapman's Personal Castle

One of the many things I love about DIY artists is the sense of candidness I get when listening to them. Even better, it could be the smallest tidbit of information that brings upon this sensation. You know, the type … Continue reading

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Say Hi to a Beautiful Change

Yeah, no Radiohead feature today. While I love the band and the new album to death, there is no point in covering something when virtually every site is writing the same thing. Maybe a review will come in the coming … Continue reading

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Paying Close Attention to The Details

In most forms of contemporary rock music, it is highly perceptible that mood has the ability to dictate tempo. Rock artists conventionally treat the listener to separate entities of diversity within an individual album, mixing calmer ballads with elaborately involved … Continue reading

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The Assistants Revitalize the 80s Jangle

I suppose the commercialized nostalgia of the 80s unfortunately causes us to remember all those plastic synth acts who achieved success through one hit singles and predictable hooks, making the accomplishments of truly impacting bands like The Smiths, R.E.M., and … Continue reading

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