Posted by: on June 23, 2008 at 6:00 pm


We’ve already ranted and raved to you about how good our boys in Prussia are; how they’re, like, Detroit’s next big thing, and how they sound like the perfect soundtrack for a punk rock prom. The band just announced that Read more

Leave a Comment 

Tags: , , ,

Posted by: on June 23, 2008 at 5:14 pm


Harlan — or John Harlan Norris to his boys — dropped this little pop gem on us this morning, and we can’t get over how much “Black Globe” reminds us of classic jams by Squeeze and the Clash. Shit, it even apes the Read more

Leave a Comment 

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Posted by: on June 11, 2008 at 5:00 pm


The Word Play, “The Critic Darling” (Suburban Sprawl Music/Quack! Media, 2008)

The Word Play’s “The Critic Darling” — from their upcoming full-length, out on Suburban Sprawl later in the year — reminds us of the golden era of indie rock. When it was Okay to draw out the vowels on the vocals; Read more

Leave a Comment 

Tags: ,

Posted by: on June 11, 2008 at 2:00 pm


Enough has been said about boy-wonder Deastro and his never ending bag of songs, tricks, shows, masks, broken laptops, and charm. So we’re going to step out of the way, and let “Light Powered” — his Kraut-y Read more

Leave a Comment 

Tags: , , ,

Posted by: on June 10, 2008 at 6:00 pm


Newish Detroit band Copper Thieves — featuring John Nelson from New Grenada and Christian Doble of Child Bite/Kiddo — may have indie rock on the brain, but are more about the big, dumb, and fun Read more

Leave a Comment 

Tags: ,

Posted by: on June 9, 2008 at 6:00 pm


One minute and eighteen seconds. That’s all the time punk animals the Mahonies need to show you who they are: A brash, skuzzy, flailing mess of awesomeness. And the song title basically wins for one of the best ever. Read more

Leave a Comment 

Tags: ,

Posted by: on June 9, 2008 at 3:00 pm


“Ropes” — the first single from the Silent Years’ upcoming album The Globe — has its fun toying with pop conventions. Starting out with abstract percussion that alternates between Fela Kuti afro-beat and Michael Read more

Leave a Comment 

Tags: ,

Posted by: on June 6, 2008 at 7:00 pm


Following in the grand tradition of Belle and Sebastian and, more recently, Jens Lekman, come L.A.’s Princeton. Literate, a tad fey, and really, really into strings, Princeton shows an eloquent sophistication on Read more

Leave a Comment 

Posted by: on June 5, 2008 at 7:00 pm


We know everybody downloads music, but do you listen to music while you download? Atlas Sound’s glitchy, itchy remix of the Chap’s “They Have A Name” might be a good place to start, mostly because it Read more

Leave a Comment 

Posted by: on June 4, 2008 at 7:00 pm


Mix some delicate acoustic guitars with warm analog keyboard tones and just-above-mellow tempos, and you’re on to something. Hey, it worked for Beck. It worked for Radiohead. It worked for Grandaddy. It worked Read more

Leave a Comment 

← Previous PageNext Page →

SHWFLYR

  • Recent Posts

  • Tags

  • Archives