What's the most you've impressive thing you've ever done in a month? Ryan Lott, AKA producer/composer Son Lux, wrote, recorded and finished an entire album. 36 minutes of music, to be exact, and in the shortest month of the year. This is no small feat,...

Like so many one-time buzz bands, Fujiya & Miyagi has one trick, and it used to be able to do it well. The band's brand of lo-fi funk mixed with elements of krautrock did have some high points. Tracks like "Sucker Punch" and "Collarbone" broke...

It must be a blessing and a curse for Portland's Dolorean that the similarly named Delorean, from Spain, have gotten so much buzz in the past year. While the latter has been blogged about by indie kids all over the world, inevitably some fans have...

The chillwave genre can be hard to pin down these days, but merits discussion in this review, as Small Black is one of the genre's most promising acts.  Heavily layered synths, excessive reverb, fuzzy overdubbed vocals, and down- to mid-tempo beats are common traits of your...

While I tend to harp on this fact, it is incredibly rare to find a label that is a true tastemaker for a specific genre and consistently delivers. For this reason, Hello Sir Records out of Athens, GA stands out and has been an absolute...

The latest from California-based mathy, spazz-prog masters Tera Melos blends their frenetic brand of technical genius with far more poppy songs and structures. While this might be a turn-off for some die-hard fans, it is not unexpected when looking at the Idioms covers EP that...

Rule number one when coming up with a band name: make sure no one else has it. You want to stand out at least a little, not get slapped with a cease and desist or lawsuit. You want to hopefully have your MySpace page show...

What comes to mind when one thinks of the Midwest? Grey skies, farmland, freezing winters, and hot, humid summers are all possibilities. Aloha's fifth full-length record, Home Acres, does an impeccable job of encompassing all of that one might imagine life in the Midwest to...