Posts Tagged ‘tunes’

Backside Pick

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On its new seven-song album, Like I Do, Backside Pick delivers a tight, scholarly mix of sounds, including something reminiscent of a high school marching band, with trumpet, trombone, and saxophone.


KatsüK

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About two years ago, psyche-folkic singer-songwriter Daniel Katsuk left Fort Worth for the wild environs of Central Colorado, a more fitting setting, on the surface, for his brand of tripped-out, organic vibe but, apparently, a...



Sawed Off Sick

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For a band that describes its origins as “from the depths of hell,” Dallas psychobilly outfit Sawed Off Sick writes some surprisingly singable and poignant tunes.


The Frontier Brothers

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It’s not typical that a record would contain one song called “Jump Blues” and another called “TechnicalElectronicSupersonicRobot,” but then The Frontier Brothers are into blending styles and surprising ears: ‘80s Eu...



Radiant

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It’s not so rare that a band claims to have formed out of inspiration from a single album as it is unusually honest. Most musicians want to be considered eclectic and well-listened even if only a handful of tunes truly served...


Aimee Mann

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When an interminably melancholic and arty rock singer-songwriter like Aimee Mann releases an album of yuletide tunes, you have to wonder: Whatever happened to Christmas?



Confusatron

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Funk? Check. Jazz? Check. The kitchen sink? Check.