Correction – Sunday’s show at The Crocodile is Free, but….

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Album Review: Death Cab For Cutie – The Open Door EP

Death Cab For Cutie The Open Door EP * * * A welcome treat to tide fans over until their next full length album, The Open Door EP is a collection of songs that didn’t quite make the cut for the runaway success that was Narrow Stairs. Described by bassist Nick Harmer as “part of […]

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Album Review: Super Furry Animals – Dark Days/Light Years

Super Furry Animals Dark Days/Light Years * * * * Dark Days/Light Years could well be considered the second coming for my favourite Welshmen, the Super Furry Animals.  Always innovative, the band performed the album in a live webcast to celebrate the digital release of the album in March, which was prefaced with a series […]

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Happy Passover from Joy Divison & 20 Things to Do with Matzah!

Happy Passover! Here’s a festive song by Joy Division for you: Passover. This is one of my favorite Joy Division songs – it’s on Closer. And 20 Things to Do With Matzah: I like matzah. I also like that shirt the woman is wearing in the video that says Kosher on it. If you know […]

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show preview: the redwood plan tomorrow @ Chop Suey

As soon as I heard KEXP’s song of the day  “Something to Prove” from The Redwood Plan, I went online to find their recording. The self-titled EP was available, and though I knew they’d most likely have some for sale at their upcoming show(s), I couldn’t wait and ordered it right then. It arrived just a few […]

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