The Birds and the Blitzkriegs

It’s a conversation every father eventually has with his son. While it’s not something you look forward to it’s something that’s necessary. The young man needs to have this information in order to become a mature adult male, otherwise he’s set adrift into the world without all of life’s essential knowledge. It’s a rite of […]

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Alone 1980 : Beyond

Alone 1980 works in the realm of the classic horror synth soundtrack. It’s not necessarily a new thing, the imagined soundtrack. But in order to do it right and keep someone like me engaged you have to commit fully. If you’re going to make sickly, claustrophobic songs that could fit right into a trashy, B-movie […]

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Ffion : Momentum

The electronic duo of Thomas Ragsdale and Ashleigh, otherwise known as Ffion, are back with a follow-up to their excellent debut EP Odyssey. It’s called Momentum and it’s a four-song shot of lush ARP Odyssey tones and the duo’s instinctive, pulsating drive. The EP is being released this Friday on Soundtracking The Void(the label run […]

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Tame Impala’s “Borderline”

If first single “Patience” wasn’t clue enough, second single “Borderline” is here to solidify Kevin Parker’s move into straight up pop music. I’m still sort of on the fence with that first single, but with “Borderline” I guess I’m kind of signing up for the Kevin Parker experience full-on, to Hell with the consequences. Welcome […]

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White Denim : Side Effects

White Denim have become this twister of sound from the Lone Star state. They break bread with blues, rock, soul, funk, and madness. From album one back in 2009 to now their sound has morphed and evolved, much like the creature in The Thing. You remember, it could take the shape of whomever it came into […]

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