DieAlps!-Our City

It’s been a long couple weeks, broken up by four days of physical and mental torture known as Lollapalooza. Over that time, the only new music I’ve really enjoyed is the new album from Tampa, Florida-based band DieAlps!. There’s something unexplainably listenable to their sound, it’s just very  easy to digest. That isn’t to say it’s simple music, because at times there’s a lot of … Continue reading DieAlps!-Our City

The Machiavellis-“She”/”Grey Day Machine”

Shoegaze can come in many different forms, most of which put me to sleep. Even when it’s done well I usually find it pretty easy to tune out and snooze for a while. Fortunately the new tracks from Kent-based group The Machiavellis have plenty going on to keep my interest (and yours). I wasn’t familiar with the band before last week, though I do have … Continue reading The Machiavellis-“She”/”Grey Day Machine”

Good Morning Midnight-Basket Of Flowers

It’s strange how well Good Morning Midnight‘s new album flows. The songs themselves are quite different, ranging from somber folk to indie-pop to raucous 70’s style AM radio tunes. The influence of bands like Wilco and songwriters like Elliot Smith are heard pretty easily throughout, and GMM’s Charlie Cacciatore captures their spirit with ease. Produced and engineered by friend of the site Dana Telsrow and … Continue reading Good Morning Midnight-Basket Of Flowers