The premise itself, about a man who is slowly dying and the girl that he falls in love with, would seem prone to sappiness.
I was surprised and dismayed at how unaffecting it soon became.
Jessica Peters balances her electronic and acoustic leanings with considerable skill.
Guthrie’s understated blend of pure pop with experimentalism calls to mind the work of Sufjan Stevens.
I think my feelings for Volume Plus Volume are best expressed in a 5-part series of haikus.
A two-disc compilation that serves as an excellent introduction to Saint Etienne’s pristine, immaculate dance pop.
An attempt to bridge the gap between Mark Van Hoen’s harsh earlier work and his most song-oriented material.
A definite sense of wistfulness and longing permeates this album.
While there are undeniable Godspeed comparisons, The Potomac Accord’s music is never quite so bombastic.
Kobi create pieces of stunning focus and intensity, especially given the unstructured approach behind their construction.
The album’s focus is more intent on creating dreamy textures rather than anything more concrete.
I’m not one to miss out on a good, solid mecha show, and Idolo does offer plenty of mecha action.