Lou Barlow – Emoh

Too many a moppy-haired hipster, Lou Barlow needs no introduction. His CV is smattered with one lo-fi success after another, from his days as a seminal indie rock artist alongside J. Mascis in Dinosaur Jr., to his later collaborations known to many as Sebadoh and Folk Implosion. Scene politics and allegiances aside, chances are great […]

Sage Francis – A Healthy Distrust

Somewhere between poet extraordinaire Saul Williams and insightful songwriter/rapper/ singer Michael Franti, is a guy from a small place known as Rhode Island. His name is Sage Francis, and if you haven’t heard the name by now, you better ask somebody. Sage Francis began rapping when he was eight years old. However, it wasn’t until […]

Ed Harcourt – Strangers

Ed Harcourt has produced a new album entitled Strangers, and I want to make love to it. I don’t mean I want it playing as I try to work my black magic on some unfortunate member of the opposite sex, I want to make love to the actual album. Perhaps I am being a little […]

Refrigerator – Upstairs in Your Room

Refrigerator has been around in various incarnations since 1990. The band is fronted by brothers Allen and Dennis Cllaci, who have been playing together since they originally formed their mock-metal band the Bux in the mid-80’s. The foursome now includes Chris Jones(drums, piano, dobro) and Daniel Brodo(bass, backing vocals, recorder). Their latest release is titled […]