Combining the musical styling of Bright Eyes without the angst and the fragility of Daniel Johnston (with the ability to sing)- Chad VanGaalen releases his fifth album, Shrink Dust. Having never worked in a commerical studio before, Chad is a fervid illustrator and artist, who
Over the weekend I attended an Opus Lirica adaption of Donizetti’s opera, Elisir D’amore. So, I thought I’d use this occasion to “dress up” a little – that’s what people do, right? I sought out one of two dresses I had stuffed into my luggage
Although not a keen Lana Del Rey fan, her new single, ‘West Coast’, from upcoming album Ultraviolence does shine with her dark, trademark creativity. This new release has all the vibes and synth effects of an early ’90s mood tune with a chorus that harkens
Liverpool native, Peter Jackson, working under the monika ‘We Are Catchers’, releases his debut album of the same name.The opening track, ‘Water’s Edge’, is definitely one of the album’s defining pillars. It has all the wistful, easy-going contemplation of an opener to introduce the listener
Joyland is an immense solo creation from Toronto’s chief soundscaper, Robert Alfons. Gallant, atmospheric and desirably ostentatious – it makes a proud follow-up to his 2012 debut, TRST. With this genre it’s easy for an entire album to get boring. Been there, heard that, right?