Reviews

Shelley Miller

‘February’ is the fourth album from Chicago songwriter Shelley Miller. Written in the aftermath of Chicago’s 'Snowmageddon’ in 2011, the atmosphere of the recor...

Cold Specks

I first heard Cold Specks when she supported Josh T. Pearson in Cardiff just before Christmas. I was mightily impressed on the night and everything I have heard...

Young Jesus – Home

Young Jesus are an indie rock band from Chicago, IL, who I admit I only stumbled across a few days ago. Even with relatively few listens their debut full length...

Kouta – Orinda

Kouta is Luca Young. At 22 years old, he’s already lived in Japan, Hawaii and now the East Bay area. His debut EP, Orinda, was released last March and is availa...

John Statz

I don’t know what it is but recently the Midwest seems to be haunting me. For some the area keeps coming up, songs mention it in passing, every other book I rea...

Happy Particles

Happy Particles self-released Under Sleeping Waves quietly made itself known on December 25th. A questionable choice of date perhaps, as it’s a day when many pe...