Have you ever felt an artist belongs to a specific season of the year? We music reviewers tend to throw the “summery song” or “warm hit of the season” thing around from time to time, bestowing a weird blessing to the music that gets us to wear Birkenstocks, bad Acapulco shirts, and knock-off Ray-bans. Reviewing doesn’t pay. At all. Anyways, if we assume music reviewers … Continue reading Review: Matt Pond PA – Still Summer
Writing for Sloucher is very much like The Mafia: just when I thought I was out, they drag me back in!. Five years ago I wrote an article about defunct, uber-cult Boston band Karate and how, in my opinion, they are the most underrated band of all time. Now, I haven’t written any articles since but when the fine folk at Sloucher asked me to … Continue reading The Lost Gem: Karate – Some Boots
Whoa, Katy Goodman, slow down! Three releases in a year! And all good to boot! Queens is a rapid-fire EP delivered just in time for a new La Sera tour, and in its curt 18 minutes, it motors through emotions, swathing our hearts with warm guitars and some shredding solos. Yes, shredding solos. In a La Sera album. The punkier attitude is still there and the solos come with … Continue reading Review: La Sera – Queens EP
“The life of a Repo Man is always intense.” It was “candy night, y’all” at The Grapes. Well, it wasn’t that name. It was a gig night that the people of Pisco Sour Hour had curated. They always put a good gig in that joint and there was always some kind of decoration theme going for the night. Sugar Rush! I think that was the name. That … Continue reading 30 days, 30 bands – #8 RepoMen
“We always wanted to do different things, we don’t want to make big waves doing it and lose people in the process, so we just put it in the stores, We didn’t really advertise it, and it was like something out for the real fans who were out looking out for it to find that’s what Jar of Flies was kinda to us, something for the fans … Continue reading The Lost Gem: Alice in Chains – Jar of Flies
KISS has many interpretations. You know the old one, you probably swear by another, but the best one is “keep it sweet and simple.” Cowtown’s Paranormal Romance exemplifies this lil’ bit of homespun knowledge, as the album barely clocks 23 minutes. And that’s fine. Do you really need to make a long-ass, prog rock oeuvre to say something? Not really, sometimes a curt approach has its rewards. You might end … Continue reading Review: Cowtown – Paranormal Romance
Six years on and Katy Goodman‘s trip through sixties’ pop, jangly seventies’ dream pop and visceral punk takes a turn into the gravel and dirt roads of alt-country. This is Music for listening to music to and, unsurprisingly, it’s a enjoyable romp. Guided by she of the fiery hair and fierce strumming, La Sera‘s change from dream pop into alt-country has been gradually peeking in her previous albums. … Continue reading Review: La Sera – Music for Listening to Music to
El futuro está ocurriendo ayer récords presenta: Todos lo hicimos. El experimento de pintar un disco de cartulina con diferentes segmentos de colores, perforar un par de agujeros y hacer pasar un hilo de cáñamo a través de ellos para crear un sencillo sistema rotativo que al girar nos mostrara mágicamente el resultante color blanco. Menciono lo anterior porque me parece que es exactamente … Continue reading Reseña: Weezer – Weezer (the white album)
Over thinking Demolition Man, or ‘The worrying/accurate future of Demolition Man, after analysing the film until reaching a ridiculous conclusion’, Demolition Man, starring Sylvester Stallone, Sandra Bullock and Wesley Snipes, is a science fiction/action movie released in 1993. It tells the story of police sergeant John Spartan (Stallone) cryogenically frozen as a punishment, after he led an unauthorised Special Forces operation to rescue hostages from … Continue reading Over thinking Demolition Man
Hullo, you wildling watchers of Westfield, this is our always late EP round-up, where we scrounge, scrawl and sweep sweet singular sonic sensations. This is so late you could say it’s the very late EP round-up.
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DID YOU KNOW? U2′s Songs of Innocence will always be in your iTunes, no matter how many workarounds and fixes you try. Like an Eldritch horror, The Ancient Spectacled One will not stop haunting you. Dream well, sleep tight.
Oh, well, sigh, sorry for the delays, we were closing this website but we remembered we left some Jaffa Cakes inside the server (mmm, warm cake-o-biscuits). We promise not to do another one of these ever again. Unless y’all ask nicely. And tells us to lay off the Jaffas. Continue reading “Our last EP round-up! Council Tax Band, Warmhammer, Keel Her, Kings, O’Captain, Le Coq, King Capisce, New Beard, Brave New Storm”