Author - Keith Cushner

Dolorean – The Unfazed Album Review

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...

Antarctic – Self-Titled Album Review

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 gem of a...

Himalaya – Never Give Up Album Review

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 up on search engines, etc...

Aloha – Home Acres Album Review

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...

Field Music – Measure Album Review

After a few years’ hiatus, Sunderland’s Field Music are back with an album — and a double one, at that. This was not the typical hiatus, as the two founding members of the band released solo records during that period, with David...