Sleater-Kinney: No Cities to Love

• 2015/01/20 • Sub Pop • Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Punk • Price Tag | *Fangless* | Surface Envy | No Cities to Love | Hey Darling “Your lies rearranged me, broke me down, but I’m not undone.” — “Fangless” I must admit I never had been one to listen to Sleater-Kinney. I don’t know why, my friend always talked so…

Andy Shauf: The Bearer of Bad News

• 2015/02/03 • Tender Loving Empire • Singer/Songwriter, Alternative/Indie Rock • Hometown Heroes |*Drink My Rivers* | I’m Not Falling Asleep | Your Out Wasting | Jesus, She’s A Good Girl He lights his cigarette and says, “man these things will kill me someday,” raises his glass and says, “here’s to hoping.” — “Hometown Hero” From the moment one…

Pinkshinyultrablast: Everything Else Matters

• 2015/01/27 • Club AC360 • Shoegaze, Indie Electronic, Alternative/Indie Rock • Wish We Were | Holy Forest | *Umi* | Ravestar Supreme | Marigold Pinkshinyultrablast’s name might be the only thing holding back this band. While the name isn’t easy to explain “everything else [that] matters” absolutely is. Their uptempo shoegaze sound plays in constant motion as if it…

Belle and Sebastian: Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance

• 2015/01/20 • Matador • Indie Pop, Alternative/Indie Rock • *Nobody’s Empire* | Allie | The Party Line | The Power of Three | Enter Sylvia Plath | Ever Had A Little Faith? “Don’t dance on the lights because the bears eat the pretty ones.” — “The Party Line” Usually more subdue, Belle and Sebastian come out of the blocks looking for a dance. These…