Bloc Party: The Nextwave Sessions [ep]

• 2013/08/27 • Frenchkiss • Alternative/Indie Rock • Obscene | Montreal | Children of the Future “They’re the next phase, they’re the next stage. They’re the next great, they’re the next wave. Time is on their side.” — “ A little Bloc Party filler to tide you over until their next album, and by filler I mean, steamed lobster and…

Kishi Bashi: Philosophize In It! Chemicalize With It! [ep]

• 2013/09/10 • Joyful Noise Recordings • Alternative/Indie Rock, Orchestral Pop, Indie Pop • Philosophize In It! Chemicalize With It! | Song For the Sold ” I fell in love with you the only way I knew how.” — “” Last year Kishi Bashi blew us all away with his debut release, “151a”. To help get us through until next release…

Woodlock: Lemons [ep]

• 2013/03/23 • Woodlock • Alternative/Indie Rock, Folk • Lemons | The Last of Us | American Honey Blonde “Let not the wheat in this garden grow tall. For they will choke the lemon tree.” — “Lemons” From their music to their album art, Woodlock’s presentation, is both sweet and tender. Where might these Australians take us? This ep is a nice…

Lorde: The Love Club [ep] – “Royals”

• 2013/03/19 • Lava Music / Republic • Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Pop • *Royals* “And we’ll never be royals, it don’t run in our blood.” — “Royals” By now you have heard Lorde, I am sure. I work at a certain fast food joint from time to time, so I have been listening to the radio more than normal.…

Typhoon: A New Kind of House EP

• 2011/03/07 • Tender Loving Empire • Alternative/Indie Rock • Claws, Pt. 1 “Found a friend in the great great beast. He’s digging his claws in me.” — “Claws, Pt.1” Typhoon is a Portland band finding their stride. This coming August they will be releasing a new record. In honor and in anticipation I thought I would…