Category Archives: Albums

Spoon Review: They Want My Soul

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In the four year gap between these Austin rockers’ last album Transference, a lot has seemed to have happened, but really, not much has seemed to change. Lead singer Britt Daniel formed supergroup Divine Fits in his time off, recording the new bands first album and taking them on tour along the way. Bassist Rob Pope toured with his other band The Get Up Kids, while multi-talent Eric Harvey recorded his first solo album. Finally, drummer/producer Jim Eno continued to

Jenny Lewis Review: The Voyager

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Jenny Lewis The Voyager Between 2001 and 2008 Jenny Lewis released six albums; four with Rilo Kiley and two solo albums.  That is a pretty prolific output no matter who you are.  Since 2008 though, Lewis has only released I’m Having Fun Now with collaborator Jonathan Rice, until the release of The Voyager.  It is certainly better to have Jenny Lewis in your life than to not.  The Voyager is about what you would expect in diverse tone, but much

Trophy Scars Review: Holy Vacants

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Trophy Scars Holy Vacants Every once in a while, I’ll just a grab an album because I like the cover art, or the name of the band or album is cool.  What’s the worst that can happen?  I’ve even been rewarded from time to time by finding gems like And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead. Trophy Scars is one of these glorious success stories. Holy Vacants is a lot of things.  I would first label it an

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