Alpine – A Is for Alpine

written by: Anna Holmquist on August 27, 2012

The Australian six-piece’s name suits them well. Alpine’s airy female vocals float over tinkly piano lines that pop into the air like icicles. The songs sound fresh and crisp, clouds of breath expelled from the band’s mouths. Despite their wintery sound, Alpine’s debut album is anything but cold. The jaunty tunes sounds like they’re taking […]

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Yeasayer – Fragrant World

written by: Anna Holmquist on August 17, 2012

Fragrant World is one of those records that requires a few listens to get into, but it’s definitely worth an investment of time.

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Six Stellar Covers

written by: Anna Holmquist on August 16, 2012

Sometimes certain songs are sweeter the second time around.

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Stepdad – Wildlife Pop

written by: Anna Holmquist on July 3, 2012

It’s clear that this album going to be blaring out of people’s car windows all summer long.

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