A Dangerous Crossing is the newly released album from Portland’s Souvenir Driver. The title references a Nietzschean quote that states that ‘Man is a dangerous crossing’. Phew, what can it all mean? ‘Man’ plays a pivotal part in the sequence of nine tracks. From the outset the narrator of ‘Haze’ is “…working for a broken…
E’Clair have delivered a soundtrack to the summer of 2019. Sauropoda is infused with timely grooves, and it gives great color.
Budokan Boys ‘Dad is Bad’ captures the moment when we realize the concepts to which we previously subscribed are almost entirely meaningless.
Understated, perfectly formed, and entirely refreshing. With ‘Living Theatre’ Olden Yolk have elevated their trajectory.
With ‘Loud as Laughter’ Psychic Graveyard have delivered a perfect, challenging, audacious record. Not everyone deserves this album.
Where once there was sadness there is now relief and light. Where there was once nothing, there’s a whole bunch of art. Thankfully.
Ludovic Alarie attempts to define nothing – he celebrates the nebulous nature of humanity, and the abstracts of meaning. “We don’t exist, we don’t exist…”
The first track of Quaker Parents’ new album, Our Drawing Club is called ‘Our Welcome: Intro’. It’s a forty-two-second slice of fried gold. A heavenly cascade of melodic synth notes, then a stutter, a beat, and then we spin off – away into the unknown. This one track is a good key to the following…
There is opportunity for connection. Nots drive a line between elements. Frustrations are addressed, but solutions are shared. Get in on this groove.
“…I’ve been losing my grip, but I think it’s been a year or more since I lost it like that.” ShitKid has a new hold on things on Detention. The brainchild project of Asa Södeqvist was once described as the weirdest musician in Sweden, but now there’s clarity. The punk energy of debut Fish, remains…