Caroline – Murmurs

Caroline Lufkin’s name may not sound Japanese, but her record Murmurs sure does. Not in any bubblegum J-pop kind of way, but rather in some otherworldly lilt to her voice that lends it the sound of some child-fairy or Miyazaki character. I could picture her tunes running in the background at some posh lounge or […]

The Cuts – From Here On Out

The Cuts are a ghost of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s with music that would have easily charted on Billboard back in the day. Since they are actually part of our present in the new millennium, the way The Cuts crank out garage pop and sappy, post-hippy ballads, they are instead highly regarded among […]