Corrina Repp – It’s Only The Future

Okay. Corrina Repp has a beautiful voice. Unfortunately, she doesn’t use that notion to her advantage. It’s Only the Future, Repp’s release on Portland-based Hush Records, is a literal drag. Most of the 10 tracks last under four minutes, but they feel much longer, clinging to life as they move slowly along. Repp’s voice is […]

Blanket Music – Cultural Norms

This isn’t a bad thing: Blanket Music strikes first as the mellow side of the Velvet Underground with a post-op Nico in a Hawaiian shirt. Nearly un-amped guitar accompanies a delicate dusk walk on a beach with well-practiced uneasy vocals–as if the beach is covered with jagged rocks.