Kramies – The European EP

Burgeoning lo-fi bedroom music projects are about as ubiquitous these days as the Kardashians – seemingly omnipresent whether you’re trolling Twitter, Wikipedia, or some hipster blog on Tumblr.  Kim and Chloe are a little bit more outlandish and erratic in their public lives than are the likes of Youth Lagoon of Memory Tapes though, and those … [Read more...]

Slim Cessna’s Auto Club – Buried Behind the Barn EP

Slim Cessna's Auto Club's 2008 release Cipher was one of my favorites of that year. I still don't quite know how to describe the Denver band but words like Southern gothic, primal folk, old timey gospel, and Americana noir come to mind. The band's twangy songs are full of the stuff of legend - brawlers and drunkards, places with strange histories … [Read more...]