Bret McKenzie-If You Wanna Go

You may be surprised to hear that the co-frontman for New Zealand’s fourth most popular folk parody band has a new solo album coming out this week. Or, if you’re a weirdo like myself, you’ve been waiting for this moment for years. Bret McKenzie has won a Grammy, an Oscar, and his film appearances have grossed over three billion dollars; future generations will no longer … Continue reading Bret McKenzie-If You Wanna Go

Brendan Benson-Good To Be Alive

It’s been a long while since we heard solo material from Brendan Benson. His last album, You Were Right, came out way back in 2013. He’s kept himself busy lately with his other band, The Raconteurs, and finally took some time to record new songs of his own. The first single off his new record, Dear Life, is a great Valentine’s message of loving yourself … Continue reading Brendan Benson-Good To Be Alive

The Welcome-Hopscotch EP

If you’ve been following the site from the beginning, you probably remember an interview I did with Gehring Miller of The Welcome. During our all-too-brief, or all-too-long depending on how you feel about hearing me talk for any length of time, we discussed the bands EP project. Basically they’re putting out an EP every month until October, at least. The month of June brings us … Continue reading The Welcome-Hopscotch EP