The Weepies @ Tupelo Music Hall, Londonderry, NH 11/6/10

Despite a brush with the Billboard Top 200, a spot in an Obama 2008 campaign ad, and notable contributions to shows like Grey’s Anatomy and How I Met Your Mother, The Weepies have succeeded in maintaining a relatively low profile since their debut album was released seven years ago.  It all began back in 2001 with a fortuitous encounter at Club … [Read more...]

The Weepies – Be My Thrill

If you’ve even had cursory exposure to the husband and wife songwriting team known as The Weepies, then you know full well how effortless it can be to cozy up with their gently affecting ruminations on the joys and agonies of love.  Have you seen the video for “Can’t Go Back Now,” off of 2008’s Hideaway? A gorgeous acoustic-driven gem about facing … [Read more...]

Great Lake Swimmers – Lost Channels

Last time we checked in with Great Lake Swimmers, their third album, Ongiara, widened the instrumental palate they used to paint their pictures, even as the pictures remained largely the same— low-tempo, sad-sack acoustic tunes which understatedly located metaphysical truths in the mundane. Their new album, Lost Channels, confidently continues the … [Read more...]