Posts Tagged: review

Amy Ray’s Got To Be


Amy Ray will not be put in a box, thank you very much. You’ll be clear on this full sentiment–both her transcendence of labels, and the grateful makeup of her downhome outlook–when you listen to Didn’t It Feel Kinder, her newest solo album from Daemon Records, the label she’s run since the success of the… Read more »

Let’s Takka Takka A Migration


Takka Takka Migration / Ernest Jenning / BUY When last we heard from Takka Takka, the Brooklyn-based art-rock quintet, they were setting the world o’ blog ablaze with We Feel Safer At Night, their pensive, restrained evocation of a civilization drifting askew. They earned comparisons to Lou Reed and made fans of indie sensations Clap… Read more »

The Wedding Present’s El Rey


The Wedding Present El Rey / Manifesto / Buy In a lot of ways it’s silly to call El Rey a return to form for the Wedding Present, who, after all these years, still make the same (fantastic) record every time out. So, yes, guitar-heavy, sex-obsessed, whip-smart indie pop is the order here. And it’s,… Read more »