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…

alt-J: This Is All Yours

• 2014/09/23 • Atlantic • Alternative/Indie Rock • Arrival In Nara | *Nara* | Every Other Freckle | Left Hand Free | Hunger of the Pine | Warm Foothills “I’m going to bed into you like a cat beds into a bean bag.” — “Every Other Freckle” No bad at this time is as hot as Alt-J. With their subtle…

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah: Only Run

• 2014/06/03 • CYHSY, Inc. • Alternative/Indie Rock, Lo-Fi • *As Always* | Coming Down | Only Run | Beyond Illusion | Impossible Request “Sooner or later I will change and we will be alright.” — “As Always” The thing I like about CYHSY is that after all this time in the spotlight they still appear to approach the music…

Damien Jurado: Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son

• 2014/01/21 • Secretly Canadian • Alternative/Indie Rock • Silver Timothy | Return to Maraqopa | Metallic Cloud | Silver Donna | Silver Katherine | *Silver Joy* Far from, from the garden I saw stars fall like teeth, cutting my name into the earth.” — “Silver Katherine” Damien plays soft thoughtful rock without the need for over catchy displays making this musical gem…

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…

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…