Monthly Archives: February 2013

REVIEWED: Darwin Deez — “Songs For Imaginative People”

Deez? Nuts. By Eric Webb Say hello to Darwin Deez. Who is Darwin Deez? Back in ye olde high school days, there was always one kid placed in an AP class because, much like Whoopi Goldberg did in “Sister Act … Continue reading

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REVIEWED: Dan Friel – “Total Folklore”

BLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP By Matt Remember that scene in Back to the Future where Marty blasts Van Halen into George’s ears to wake him up and terrify him into submission? It’s fun to appropriate Dan Friel’s Total Folklore as our generation’s version of that. Loud, spastic, and … Continue reading

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REVIEWED: My Bloody Valentine — “m b v”

I Choo-Choo-Choose Universal Themes By Eric Webb Here’s the thing, and this is embarrassing: I thought My Bloody Valentine, Bullet for My Valentine and Blood on the Dance Floor were all the same band. No, no, I know. I’ll pack … Continue reading

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REVIEWED: Coheed and Cambria – “The Afterman: Descension”

YYZ for Gen Y (but not really) By Matt Sometimes you just have to get some necessary evils out of the way right up front. So… ahem: PROGRESSIVE ROCK. There, that’s over with. Oh, it’s certainly true that Coheed and Cambria have reaped … Continue reading

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REC CENTER: Eric’s Picks for 2/20/13

Today it’s rainy, my car is in the shop, and I am immobile. Here’s three songs for your crippling ennui. Death Cab For Cutie — “Cath…” Because “What Sarah Said” is just a little too much and “Transatlanticism” should be … Continue reading

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REVIEWED: Matt Pond – “The Lives Inside The Lines In Your Hand”

It’s Always Complicated In Philadelphia By Eric Webb I know exactly what you’re thinking — you’ve got some feels you need to take care of. This is not a time for dancing, no. This is a time for stewing about … Continue reading

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REVIEWED: Frightened Rabbit – “Pedestrian Verse”

Pedestrian Review By Matt “There goes a love song drifting out to sea… I’d sing along if I could hear over the dark words pissing from my throat,” sings Scott Hutchison on Frightened Rabbit’s fourth album, Pedestrian Verse. It’s a line … Continue reading

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