Varsity – Thanks For Nothing EP

Varsity's EP arrived in my inbox and it's one of these releases that whether you appreciate exactly what the band is about or you just want to say 'that's retro' and move on, but you wouldn't be dismissive if you heard Thanks For Nothing and its six tracks completely. Why? Starting with opening song "New Wave", which adeptly reconfigures the entire … [Read more...]

Antietam – Tenth Life

Like her part-time collaborator – Eleventh Dream Day’s Rick Rizzo – Tara Key could quite easily and understandably have packed away the guitars some time ago, content in the knowledge that a lengthy ongoing struggle had yielded a commendable body of work.  Since the late-‘70s, through the Babylon Dance Band, solo recordings, cross-pollinations with … [Read more...]