Planning Your Pitchfork: A Schedule For The Indecisive

As usual, the Pitchfork Festival programmers have delivered a diverse and fun lineup for music fans to applaud and criticize. It’s certainly a different kind of festival this year-less rock, more pop. I think it will be a fun festival regardless. This is what I recommend you see. Friday If you’re gonna get to Union Park early in an effort to beat the crowds, you’ll … Continue reading Planning Your Pitchfork: A Schedule For The Indecisive

The Chambermaids-Whatever Happened Tomorrow

The Chambermaids are a seemingly ever-evolving outfit from Minneapolis. They’ve been making music for a decade in various combinations of people, the one constant being brother and sister duo Neil and Martha Weir. Whatever Happened Tomorrow is their third full-length, and their third release on Guilt Ridden Pop following two singles last year. It’s an album that doesn’t like to stay in one place too … Continue reading The Chambermaids-Whatever Happened Tomorrow

Beach House-Bloom

Are you one of those people who instantly fell in love with Beach House‘s critically praised album Teen Dream? You know, the dream pop album that took America by storm in January 2010 and made all other dream pop acts sound like Hanson cover bands? If you answered yes, you’re probably going to love their new album, Bloom. If you’re like me, it probably won’t … Continue reading Beach House-Bloom

Washed Out-Within And Without

¬†About once a year or so journalists get a bug up their ass and declare that one certain genre of music is dead. It isn’t because musicians have stopped playing it, or because the music stopped being good, but because certain people have grown tired of it and moved on. This happens to rock and roll once a month, and then the magazine that declared … Continue reading Washed Out-Within And Without