Grouplove: Spreading Rumours

• 2013/09/17 • Atlantic • Alternative/Indie Rock • Borderlines and Aliens | Ways To Go | Didn’t Have To Go “Quarter, dime, and penniless.” — “” This album was not as instantaneously loveable as Never Trust A Happy Song, but it didn’t take long until I was boppin’ around and replaying with glee. A similar album to its…

Grouplove: Never Trust A Happy Song

• 2011/09/13 • Atlantic • Alternative/Indie Rock • Itchin’ On A Photograph | Tongue Tied | *Betty’s A Bombshell* “Billy’s a looker, he’s from upstate. He ran into Betty and he took her on a date.” — “Betty’s A Bombshell” One of my favorite songs from 2011 is “Betty’s A Bombshell.” A quick little relationship story about a couple that…

Cloud Control: Dream Cave

• 2013/09/17 • Votiv • Alternative/Indie Rock, Lo-Fi, Indie Pop • Dojo Rising | Promises | Scar “Even if I try. I will not lie, I want to Scar!” — “” This album is slightly top heavy but its dreamy and delightful songs make the waves such a nice ride you cannot help but enjoy yourself. Cloud Control  

Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr: The Speed of Things

• 2013/10/08 • Warner Bros. • Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Pop, Indie Electronic • Run | If You Didn’t See Me (Then You Weren’t On the Dancefloor) | War Zone “” — “” Probably the toughest name in the music biz to understand. Why? I was happy to see them make fun of it on their “If You Don’t See Me”…

Jars of Clay: Inland

• 2013/08/27 • Gray Matters • Alternative/Indie Rock, Religious • Age of Immature Mistakes | I Don’t Want You to Forget | Fall Asleep “I spent my money on the things that you can break.” — “” It’s been 20 years since their beginnings at Greenville college and they still continue to make beautifully poignant music that could break a grown man.…

Calla: Televise

• 2003/01/28 • Arena Rock • Alternative/Indie Rock • Don’t Hold Your Breath | As Quick As It Comes/Carrera | Televised “If I could tell You, I would. All I know is I thought I saw You crawl back for more.” — “” Found this album a few years back while spending random late hours in a…

White Lies: Big TV

• 2013/08/20 • Harvest • Alternative/Indie Rock, New Wave/Post-Punk • There Goes Our Love Again | First Time Caller | Getting Even “I can forgive and we can forget, you’re getting even.” — “” I feel unlike most bands that go for such huge sound and experience on each number, White Lies don’t leave me as winded and fatigued at the…