Every song is short and to the point, which is good I guess, but every song says the same thing in the exact same way.
Ultra-jangly pop songs that sound as fragile as glass sculptures and are just as pretty.
I challenge you to listen to Songs of Latitude and Longitude and not get a little nostalgic.
The album represents a return to greatness for DJ Cam.
Features some of the best of O’Connor’s lyrics in a long time.
The thing that keeps this from being just another Britpop rip-off is the amount of strangeness The People incorporates into their songs.
This record is one of the best of the year 2000.
Imagine Belle and Sebastian all grown up, writing music for public television specials and working as music professors.
Did I mention Farquar Muckenfuss is a psychotic surf band from the depths of some hidden, secret laboratory?
Kistchy yet intense is the correct description of this catchy album.
Ultimately, though, the question should be whether or not a compilation like this makes me want to seek out the original.
Monkey Hearts is better produced than Pony Express’s previous work.
Empress makes sparse music that’s both unsettling and beautiful.
If you’ve heard all of the hype about this group, and are wondering where to start, this isn’t the place.
Fake Brain’s Department of Our Ways is nothing less than refreshing.
If this band doesn’t effect you, check your pulse because you’re probably dead.
The Deadlines have taken punk and forced it to be as creative as possible, compared to much of the punk found on Tooth and Nail Records.
My less-informed-than-some view is that Yo La Tengo are steadily getting more subtle, more heady, and better with age.
If you come to this album looking for another quick new wave fix, you might be a little disappointed.