Camera Obscura – My Maudlin Career

“I wanted to control it, oh love I couldn’t hold it” are the words that Camera Obscura’s Tracyanne Campbell sings to kick off the Glasgow band’s fourth album, My Maudlin Career. With such romantics in place and expanding on the right balance of lush pop and sweeping strings, it’s hard not to hold back. These traits carry a precocious talent in … [Read more...]

De Rosa – Prevention

Taking three years to release your highly anticipated second album, is a pretty long time. When you make one of the most critically-acclaimed albums of 2006, your very next album will be scrutinized very closely. And for a band like De Rosa, whose impressive vocal melodies are colorfully married to their unconventional instrumentation, many were … [Read more...]