Tag Archives: 3.5 Stars

250 word album review: The Allovers -Yer Guises

“Yer Guises” is nothing but simple fun. If you’re looking for deep content you probably won’t find it unless you dig really deep. At the surface level The Allovers just take a crunchy guitar lick, play is for two minutes … Continue reading

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250 word album review: The Center State – Wilderness

  The Center State’s second full-length album “Wilderness” is a sentimental affair that shows the band’s abilities. The group compiles a focused group of songs here where they test their comfort zones and take another step forward. The opening track … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Barely Civil – We Can Live Here Forever

Barely Civil puts together a solid group of power-pop songs for their album “We Can Live Here Forever.” Like most pop-punk or power-pop there isn’t a whole lot that will blow you away but it is also a great listen. … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Nathan Kalish – I Want To Believe

Nathan Kalish has no problem embracing his country soul. The twangy guitars and vocals simply don’t lie. Kalish pops out a new record every now and then in between touring to check in with the non bar-goers and his latest … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Ruby Boots – Don’t Talk About It

Ruby Boots’ new album “Don’t Talk About It” is a hell of a smooth listen. It’s the embodiment of old school alt-country. With the twangy vocals there is no disguising that this is country music but the pop hooks here … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Toadies – The Lower Side of Uptown

The Toadies don’t break any ground with their new album “The Lower Side of Uptown” but they definitely are in a place in their career where they really don’t need to either. They still rely on heavy guitar hooks tearing … Continue reading

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250 Word album review: Beth Bombara – Map & No Direction

Beth Bombara is a midwest songstress in the vein of Lucinda Williams and with the delivery of Aimee Mann. Her latest release “Map & No Direction” finds her skillfully weaving her way in and out of soul searching numbers while … Continue reading

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