3rd Window – Tell Me Why – CD

3rd Window – Tell Me Why – CD

3rd Window – Tell Me Why – CD (TWindow Records) 3rd Window is Bryn on six- and 12-string acoustic guitar, lead vocals and flute, Jacky Bell on percussion, harmonica and vocals, and Jeff Lauterbach on bass. Surprisingly, the vocals and instrumentation work...
At.the.drive.in – Vaya – CD

At.the.drive.in – Vaya – CD

At.the.drive.in – Vaya – CD (Fearless Records) This band at least is trying to be a bit experimental in their alternative rock styling. I’ve been listening to this CD over and over, trying to find a good band comparison for them, but I just...
Bush – The Science of Things – CD

Bush – The Science of Things – CD

Bush – The Science of Things – CD (Trauma Records) / Universal) OK, I admit it, I like this release and think that Bush is one of the better top 40 alternative rock bands out there. Also, their hit single from this album The Chemicals Between Us is...
Hi-Standard – Making the Road – CD

Hi-Standard – Making the Road – CD

Hi-Standard – Making the Road – CD (Fat Wreck Chords) This is a decent punk-pop band from Japan, but at times they seem to be rushing themselves by trying to play faster than they really can. This causes songs to get disjointed. The two standouts are both...
Metroschifter – Strawberries – CD

Metroschifter – Strawberries – CD

Metroschifter – Strawberries – CD (Doghouse Records) Strawberries are those little red fruits that are delicious raw or when they are part of a daiquiri. They are also those nasty welts that baseball players get when they slide into a base. This release by...
Sixteen Deluxe – Sixteen Deluxe – CD

Sixteen Deluxe – Sixteen Deluxe – CD

Sixteen Deluxe – Sixteen Deluxe – CD (Sugar Fix Recordings) You know how when you’re really drunk and the world has a very surreal feel to it? Things look and sound different and though it’s disorienting it’s also kind of fun, but at times you scream to...