Posted by: on June 11, 2008 at 9:00 am

Pas/Cal, I Was Raised On Matthew, Mark, Luke & Laura (Le Grand Magistery, 2008)

Listen: “You Were Too Old For Me”

Five fucking years. That’s how long we’ve had to wait for an official full-length album from Detroit’s foppishly fantastic Pas/Cal. And if you’re addicted to the same kind of romantic, literate pop that these guys produce, a five year wait for their magnum opus seems more like five hundred. Read more

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Posted by: on June 6, 2008 at 1:00 pm

The M’s, Real Close Ones (Polyvinyl Records, 2008)

Listen: “Bros In Arms”

The M’s try and getcha from the get. Opening track “Big Sound” rages out of the speakers, oozing sex and glitter. It’s like an illicit glam party thrown by Mott the Hoople and Slade, where the punch is spiked with PCP and appetizers are meant for the nose, not the belly. Piano’s clonk, horns skronk, and the band does an Read more

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