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Xavier Rudd – Dark Shades of Blue

Xavier Rudd – Dark Shades of Blue

If you’re an Xavier fan, you’ll love it, especially the second time through. If you’ve never heard Xavier you might become a fan, but check out his other albums as well. If you’ve heard Xavier and don’t like him, don’t bother, go listen to Fall Out...

By Wedsie
Sholi – Sholi

Sholi – Sholi

When words like “mood” and “texture” are used to describe music, I tend to imagine lush, slowly strummed guitars, thick layers of languid keyboard drones, or some gross combination of the two. The self-titled debut by San Francisco’s Sholi is an excellent reminder that a band doesn’t have to be...

By Squeri
Matt & Kim – Grand

Matt & Kim – Grand

If you believe the hype that Matt and Kim are the “quintessential party band” you ought to know that the party never ends with this two piece drum n’ synth combo... Despite a noticeably bigger production value, Grand retains much of the DIY beaming energy indicative of the Matt and...

By Humber
Black Lips – 200 Million Thousand

Black Lips – 200 Million Thousand

Black lips are a four-piece from Atlanta, Georgia, who play a rootsy garage influenced rock and roll. They are also known for stage antics involving members making out and urine, and slightly less for actually making albums, though they have been doing that as well since 2003. Their antics recently...

By coelho