Bastille :: Bad Blood :: New Music Review

New Album Review :: Bastille :: Bad Blood It seems appropriate that the album cover to the new album Bad Blood, from Bastille, is done up in the style of a movie poster as the album itself plays out like a dramatic unfolding of a film script, passion and emotion building and fading, the ebb … Continue reading Bastille :: Bad Blood :: New Music Review

BOY :: Mutual Friends :: New Music Review

BOY :: Mutual Friends The writer in me loves telling stories, both real and imagined, about relationships and how they are found, how they expand, how they collapse, how they start, and how they end (if they end). I am forever fascinated by people and their stories, both real and imagined, and have a never … Continue reading BOY :: Mutual Friends :: New Music Review

New music review :: Passion Pit :: Gossamer

Passion Pit :: Gossamar Music that at first glance feels happy, circle spinning, low on substance, but high on fun has its time, place, and space in my never ending musical playlist. That said, music that at a second glance, aural glance that is, that throws a punch, tears the skin, and speaks some raw, … Continue reading New music review :: Passion Pit :: Gossamer

New music discovery :: Niki and the Dove

Ethereal, electric, enchanting and enjoyable, Instinct, the debut album from Niki and the Dove is just what I needed for this late summer Southern California heat wave. Swedish pop always captures me and fills me with dancey-fun feelings, and this album, with that built-in expectation, does not disappoint. This is music to drive to, to turn … Continue reading New music discovery :: Niki and the Dove