Foxes! – Who Killed Rob? Single

In case the balmy temperatures and abundance of little league games haven’t given it away, the summer solstice is upon us. But for every perk that these fleeting three months have to offer, there is sure to be some drudgery tacked on: there can be no pleasure without some pain. Life from the 4th of July to Labor Day can’t just be about baseball … [Read more...]

Mr. Bones And The Dreamers – The Absence Of Light EP

Kiernan Goddard and his seven-piece outfit Mr Bones And The Dreamers make music well suited to the climate of their home in Birmingham, England: temperate, tolerable, and lacking in extremes. The band specializes in a brand of easily digested chamber pop that compresses the emotional heat of the Arcade Fire and the icy ambience of Elbow. Their … [Read more...]

King of Conspiracy – “Youth Against the Empire” CD Single

King of Conspiracy is a three-piece band from Paris, France who make time in London, England. By that I mean the trio seems to spend a lot of time in the UK. I don't know much about the current punk scenes on either side of the Channel, but this is one young group that should be gathering fans with lightening speed. Energy abounds even though … [Read more...]