Woman’s Hour: Conversations

  • 2014/07/15 • Secretly Canadian • Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Pop • Unbroken Sequence | *Conversations* | Darkest Place | In Stillness We Remain | Her Ghost | Devotion   “Conversations that we should have with ourselves, that we won’t share with anyone else.” — “Conversations” I have always liked me some Sade. And this synth backed music with a nice pop sensibility…

Jimi Goodwin: Odludek

• 2014/03/25 • Heavenly Recordings/PIAS America • Alternative/Indie Rock • Terracotta Warrior | Didsbury Girl | Live Like a River | *Oh! Whiskey* | Lonely At The Drop “Oh! Whiskey give me patience. Oh! Whiskey give me truth. Oh! Whiskey give me empathy, just don’t give me the blues.” — “Oh! Whiskey” Jimi Goodwin, head of the great British band, The Doves, has given…

How To Dress Well: “What Is This Heart?”

• 2014/06/23 • Weird World • Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Pop, R&B/Soul • Two Years On (Shame Dream) | What You Wanted | Face Again | *Repeat Pleasure* | Childhood Faith in Love “Even if you’re holding out for something unchanging, yeah once you got it, you will want something else.” — “Repeat Pleasure” Tom Krell uses the moniker, How To Dress Well, to…

Luluc: Passerby

• 2014/07/15 • Subpop • Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Folk • Small Window | Passerby | Winter is Passing | *Tangled Heart* | Reverie on Norfolk Street “Oh, the trees without their leaves, tap each other in the cold breeze, it’s an ominous sound.” — “Winter is Passing” As with many albums what draws me in at first is a band’s cover art, the…

Jessica Lea Mayfield: Make My Head Sing…

• 2014/04/15 • ATO • Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Pop • *Oblivious* | I Wanna Love You | Unknown Big Secret | Anything You Want | Seein* Starz “I could kill with the power in my mind, but I’m a good humanitarian.” — “Oblivious” Mayfield takes her previous album style and turns it on it’s side. This time around is thick with…

Joseph: Native Dreamer Kin

• 2014/03/12 • Joseph • Indie Folk, Indie Pop • *Cloudline* | Wind | Come in Close | Lifted Away | Not Mine | Gold “Will those hands and those words, find that calm and steady pace enough to no let it slip away?” — “Not Mine” First saw this group randomly in a small bar outside of…

Sia: 1000 Forms of Fear

• 2014/05/29 • Monkey Puzzle • Pop/Rock, Electronic • Chandelier | Big Girls Cry | *Eye of the Needle* | Straight for the Eye | Elastic Heart | Free the Animal “I’m going to swing from the chandelier, but I’m holding on for dear life, won’t look down, won’t open my eyes.” — “Chandelier” Sia has always had the ability to impact…