Kisses: Kids in LA

• 2013/05/14 • Cascine • Indie Pop, Alternative/Indie Rock • The Hardest Part | Huddle | *Funny Heartbeat* “I am feeling the pulse of this Funny Heartbeat.” — “Funny Heartbeat” Last minute Summer fun for us all. This groovie little number should be just right for turning the corner and nestling us all into fall. Goodbye Summer! Kisses…

Atlas Genius: When It Was Now

• 2013/02/19 • Warner Bros. • Alternative/Indie Rock • If So | Trojans | Centered On You “Change it all but can’t change what we’ve been.” — “Trojans” Atlas Genius to me are a throw back to early millennium alt rock bands. They play a cool catchy style that is very refined and smooth. There is no attempt to…

Searching For Sugar Man [Documentary]

• 2013/01/13 • Sony Pictures • Folk Rock, Psychedelic Rock • Sugar Man |Sandrevan Lullaby – Lifestyles | Street Boy Director: Malik Bendjelloul You go home but you can’t stay, because something’s always pulling you away.” — “Street Boy” My wife comes home this evening and says to me that she rented a video from red box. Something called, “Sugar-Man, I…

The Thermals: Desperate Ground

• 2013/04/02 • Saddle Creek • Alternative/Indie Rock, Punk • Born to Kill | *I go Alone*  “I go alone, the path is all I see. It’s the only way, I can bring you back to me.” — “I Go Alone” In a grungy torn and almost forced shout the singer proclaims, “I must go alone” into this uncharted…

Foals: Holy Fire

• 2013/02/04 • Warner Music UK • Alternative/Indie Rock • *Inhaler* | Bad Habit | Late Night “I’m pale and coy, I’m almost born, I make believe.” — “Inhaler” After what seemed like a slight step back with “Total Life Forever” the Foals have come back with an album that brings the infectious rhythm and energetic catchy songs that first…

Selah Sue: Selah Sue

• 2012/08/28 • Because Music/Columbia • Neo-Soul, Indie Pop • This World | *Raggamuffin* | Mommy | Break “And I know it sounds cliché yeah, but I can’t live without you.” — “Mommy” I lived a short while in Perpignan, France. Each year they have this festival where musicians play all throughout the city. I remember in my mind…