Album Reviews

Album reviews and new music previews from the latest releases by upcoming bands and indie record labels.

'For Evelyn' by Hannah Georgas, album review by Gregory Adams, available June 24th on Dine Alone Records.

For Evelyn

There’s an exciting point on “Robotic,” one of the stronger songs on Hannah Georgas’ self-titled 2012 LP, where the then-Vancouver based songwriter sings determinedly:…

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'Indigo' by River Tiber, album review by Matthew Wardell. The self-released album comes out on June 24th.


If you’re familiar with the Toronto R&B / hip hop scene spearheaded by artists like Drake and BADBADNOTGOOD, you might recognize the name River…

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Deerhoof 'The Magic.' album review by Gregory Adams.

The Magic

22 years down the line, Deerhoof is still fully committed to blurring the boundaries between pop, indie punk, and the avant garde. After this…

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Augustines 'This Is Your Life' album review by Matthew Wardell.

This is Your Life

The foundation of Brooklyn alt-rock trio Augustines was laid by tragedy—singer-songwriter Billy McCarthy and multi-instrumentalist Eric Sanderson had just gone through the breakup of…

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'Ash & Ice' by The Kills, album review by Matthew Wardell. The full-length comes out June 3rd on Domino Records

Ash & Ice

Made up of American vocalist Alison Mosshart (a.k.a. “VV”) and English guitarist Jamie Hince (“Hotel”), indie rock duo The Kills have proven over four…

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'Wild Things' by Ladyhawke, album review by Matthew Wardell. The full-length comes out on June 3rd

Wild Things

  Wild Things marks the third solo album by New Zealander singer-songwriter Phillipa Margaret Brown—better know as Ladyhawke. There’s been a long gap since…

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