The Green Lady Killers are well-produced, but their album, Just Fine, is repetitive and too familiar. The guitar chords are the same, the drum beats the same, the style the same; everything is the same stuff we've heard time and time again. Let me paint a picture to help you understand...

Heavy Feather's debut album sounds like a work in progress. Although the members of Heavy Feather clearly have experience, made obvious by their musical abilities, there's a general lack of cohesion throughout the album. It seems like they each had several ideas that they all really wanted worked into the...

In the first few moments of listening to Sugarplum Fairies' Chinese Leftovers, the influences of Mazzy Star, Belle and Sebastian and Cowboy Junkies are unmistakable. Though the vocals of Silvia Ryder aren't exactly sultry, they have a steady depth. Nonetheless, they don't offer any surprises. Several tracks present droning harmonies...