Frankie Rose – Interstellar

Sometimes, musical reinvention can be a vexing affair – just check out any piece of Metallica’s 1990s discography.  Diehard fans are still trying to purge their memories of the heavy metal band’s placating power ballads and slapdash forays into alternative rock.  Every now and then though, an aural facelift is nothing short of embarrassing.  Bob … [Read more...]

Dum Dum Girls – Only In Dreams

Dum Dum Girls is a female-fronted indie rock group from California. Any preconceived notions about their sound based on these facts, however, should be promptly abrogated. These aren’t sunny, carefree melodies from the likes of contemporaries Best Coast. Rather, these tracks from Dum Dum Girls’ sophomore release are tethered in rebellion and … [Read more...]