Posts tagged "pop"

New Music Monday: Beat Mark's debut album

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We haven’t had a New Music Monday in a while, but something truly worthy of a triumphant return may be breezing over the horizon. French band Beat Mark is set to drop their debut album Howls of Joy on February 19, 2013. This lead single “Breeezing!” immediately struck me as an almost surf-rocking jam with... Read more »

Hot Chip’s In Our Heads and album reviews you don’t need

Hot Chip’s In Our Heads and album reviews you don’t need
Writing music reviews is weird business. Often you know what you’re going to get when you read a particular guy (or listen to a particular band). Some people are looking for new music. Some don’t wanna hear what you have to say about their favorite band. What critics do from their various papers, websites and... Read more »

New Music Monday: Friends, "Mind Control"

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It has been pointed out that Friends — the hot new band (with less Schwimmer pratfalls than its televised counterpart) — could grow to fill the void of progressive and danceable music that was left when James Murphy ended LCD Soundsystem. And you can certainly hear the resemblance in this song. Samantha Urbani and her... Read more »
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Trampled by Turtles "Alone" Live at KDHX 12/17/11

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Pretty sure I’m just now hearing about these guys (I dunno — a lot of microbrewed beers have been consumed between 2004 and the present). Trampled by Turtles, however, has put out SIX albums since their debut. First of all, I would voluntarily trample actual turtles to have that band name. Second — I’m still... Read more »
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