V: The Original TV Miniseries Theme (Bottin Cover)

Apr 19th, 2010 Cover, Electro, New Disco jz 3 min read

Free time has been scarce for me as of late and the amount of records I don’t have time to check out continues to grow. But there was one album that nagged the hell out of me because I knew it would be good and didn’t want to forget about it. It started with an email from Nang Records (sister label to Tirk) about From…

Fink (Cinematic Orchestra Remix)

Aug 10th, 2009 Downtempo, Folk/Acoustic steve 1 min read

I can’t say that I’ve been a huge fan of the “acoustic pop/folk” thing as it always seems to remind me of the James Blunt/John Meyer frenzy over the last decade or so. Of course, ed we can go way before that for generations of solid folk music, but often, when that lone troubadour is paired up with a backing band, the result comes perilously…

From Monument to Masses

Mar 22nd, 2009 Instrumental, Rock steve 2 min read

Contemporary Instrumental Rock has always been on the outside looking in, indifferent to trends, deferential to personal connection and probably, by its own admission, a little bit nerdy (in the best possible way.)

Red Snapper

Aug 8th, 2008 Acid Jazz, Instrumental steve 2 min read

So imagine my surprise — thinking Red Snapper had gone the way of so many bands before them — when a brand new record shows up in my mailbox from Red Snapper. The original Red Snapper.