Chris Catalena and the Native Americans – Here Comes The Time

Chris Catalena has some interesting and talented friends to call on. The first musician actually from Austin, TX whose music I've had the opportunity to listen to and review, he must be aware that having Rob Campanella of the Brian Jonestown Massacre as main producer of his album will inevitably raise expectations amongst potential listeners. … [Read more...]

Modern Skirts – All of Us in Our Night

  I’m a little mystified by Modern Skirts, a quartet from Athens whose unique style of 60s-cum-00s indie-pop varies often enough on All of Us in Our Night to make me repeatedly check that I’m listening to the same album. There’s an underlying connection – the band is comfortable making pop music drawing from the light and playful pop of the … [Read more...]