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…

Jack White: Lazaretto

• 2014/06/10 • Columbia • Alternative/Indie Rock, Blues Rock, Country • *Lazaretto* | Temporary Ground | Would You Fight For My Love? | Alone in My Home | I Think I Found the Culprit “I’m so Detroit, I make it rise from the ashes.” — “Lazaretto” The second solo LP from Jack White continues to add mostly solid grungy blues with some…

Nothing: Guilty of Everything

• 2014/03/03 • Relapse • Alternative/Indie Rock, Shoegaze, Noise Rock • Hymn To The Pillory | Dig | Bent Nail | Somersault | *Get Well* | Guilty of Everything “On nights as dark as this black, black, black clouds still follow us around.” — “Get Well” Have you ever wanted to listen to music and realize you have left your headphones at home? The problem is, you…

Strand Of Oaks: Heal

• 2014/06/24 • Dead Oceans• Alternative/Indie Rock • Goshen ’97 | HEAL | Same Emotions | *Shut In* | JM | Plymouth | Mirage Year “Know my name, know I mean it.” — “Shut In” Armed with a strong vocal delivery and enthusiastic straight forward (with a few detours) guitar driven rock, Tim Showalter, manages to capture and reside in…

Lost In The Trees: Past Life

• 2014/02/18 • ANTI • Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Folk • Excos | Past Life | *Daunting Friend* | Rites | Sun | Night Walking | Upstairs “For a moment I swear, you scared me just to scare me.” — “Excos” Ari Picker is the man behind, Lost in the Trees. I have listened to Past Life more than most albums this year. The…

Wye Oak: Shriek

• 2014/04/29 • Merge Records • Alternative/Indie Rock • Before | Shriek | The Tower | Glory | Sick Talk | *Despicable Animal* | Logic of Color “I need more of the world, speak of speak of moon, so full of your reflection.” — “Shriek” On their last album, Civilian, Wye Oak seemed to be more song to song oriented and they…