Schmillion: Guess Our Age

written by: Tyler Remmert on September 18, 2012

There’s a moment when you’re talking to the members of Austin rock band Schmillion that you realize they’re probably older than you. Age is just a number anyway, if you believe platitudes. The four of five members of Schmillion I’m spending a hot sunny Austin day with (bass player CeCe Cross notably absent) all carry […]

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A Tale of Two Bridges

written by: Tyler Remmert on June 22, 2012

From two different songs that split the indie and Top 40 camps into their traditional positions

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The Weird World of Television Music

written by: Tyler Remmert on June 5, 2012

In the spirit of one of the bigger “WTF” moments in television history, let’s run through some of the more surprising or out of place references shows have drawn from music.

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Sigur Rós – Valtari

written by: Tyler Remmert on June 4, 2012

The band’s more recent work has trended toward telling it’s scope instead of showing it – Valtari, at least for most of its movements, seems possessed to do differently.

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The Dead Men In Your Life

written by: Tyler Remmert on May 31, 2012

Neko Case’s Furnace Room Lullaby displays a convincing character portrait with flaws, if powerfully listenable ones.

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The Walkmen – Heaven

written by: Tyler Remmert on May 25, 2012

A button-up affair unafraid to strip itself down to near nakedness for emotional impact, Heaven is yet another maturation of the dogged New York indie rock most of their compatriots have long since abandoned.

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Playing to the Right Rooms

written by: Tyler Remmert on May 15, 2012

If anything, “Classy Girls” is a pleasant reminder that this band is going to be quite larger than what they are right now.

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