Hurrah! A Bolt of Light – Self-titled

The members of Hurrah! A Bolt of Light! dragged themselves from their native New York to the other side of the country in LA to record their self-titled full-length album with John Fields, producer of artists the likes of P!nk, Switchfoot and The Presets, and the result is a polished record full of dance worthy hooks. "I Sold My Soul", a … [Read more...]

New Roman Times – On The Sleeve

Who would’ve thought that 80’s styled, synth-laden dance music was suited to tales of teenage desperation and surviving the mine field that is young love? New Roman Times sure think so: the bulk of On The Sleeve, the sophomore album from the Orlando four-piece who currently stomp ground in Austin, represents a marriage of fuzz bass, sinewy guitars, … [Read more...]

Handsome Furs – Face Control

The husband and wife team of Dan Boeckner and Alexei Perry clearly have a lot of love for each other. You can effectively sense it in their music and it suggests a confident nature that allows the two to play off each other in an interesting manner. Perry's 80s-inspired synths go hand in hand with Boeckner's nervy, sometimes mighty and aggressive … [Read more...]