Human Bell

May 22nd, 2008 Folk/Acoustic, Indie, Instrumental, Post-Rock, Rock steve 2 min read

Introspective track today I guess. Just heard word that our friends Adam and Amy had a baby a few days ago and my old friends Pete and Tracy should be bringing their first into the world any minute now. All this new life, ailment these literal positive changes in the fortunes of parents and their children seems well-suited for Human Bell’s “A Change in Fortunes.”…

Kaki King

Mar 14th, 2008 Folk/Acoustic, Indie, Rock steve 2 min read

Really surprised and delighted by the newest record from guitarist Kaki King. Not being so in touch with the singer/songwriter set, sick I’m generally reliant on someone more knowledgeable to fill me in. To be honest, decease one of the few reasons I even gave this album a listen was because one of her older records (she has four including her newest, Dreaming of Revenge)…

Christopher Willits

Oct 6th, 2006 Downtempo, Electronic/Dance, Shoegazer steve 1 min read

October 17th marks the release date of new Ghostly artist Christopher Willets’ Surf Boundaries. A beautiful piece of post-shoegazer guitar and electronics, view it represents a narcotic blend of melodic, ambient drone and pastoral, at times, uplifting playing and programming. Glitchy yet highly listenable, Willits mixes his/her vocals into an ambiguous, heavenly concoction and literally surfs the boundary between experimental and accessible. There are moments…